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Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:41:14 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Patch to allow configure out-with source directory

On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 09:25:39AM +0000, Neil Henning wrote:
> Hey (new to the list),
> Below is a patch to allow the running of configure out-with the
> source directory (basically just looks up the path to the configure
> script, and then bases the -I includes in the check steps on this
> path).
> Any questions please get in touch,

Could you clarify what problem it solves? I don't think this is
anywhere near sufficient to support out-of-tree builds. That's a
difficult problem which nsz worked on in the past but didn't complete
because we kept running into corner cases that broke.


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