Moving everything in src/ up a level

Simo Sorce simo at
Thu Feb 16 13:13:32 EST 2012

On Thu, 2012-02-16 at 11:21 -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On 02/16/2012 09:05 AM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > can't you just move the autoconf files up and leave src/ where it is ?
> > I work on a few packages that do that without issues.
> We could.  However, (1) that would require many more changes to the
> build system, and (2) it would still require adjusting everything that
> automates building the krb5 tree (although it would be less disruptive
> to patches.)
> So, I'm willing to consider this option if we have input that it would
> make life a lot easier for someone, but it's not our preferred option in
> the absence of such input.

I am concerned with source code history.

Usually renames cause issues in that area, so I tend to look at mass
renames unfavorably, but that's just me I guess.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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