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Sorry, I didn't mean to go off on you like that; don't take
it personally. It's just a general rant. I don't enjoy changing
random things just to fit the tools.
On Mar 10, 5:46 pm, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> Yegor Yefremov wrote:
> > I must admit, I don't really know how to make this in git, but you
> > don't actually need an empty temp dir like build. See how Buildroot is
> > dealing with this:
> > dirs: $(DL_DIR) $(TOOLCHAIN_DIR) $(BUILD_DIR) $(STAGING_DIR) $(TARGET_DIR) \
> > $(HOST_DIR) $(BINARIES_DIR) $(STAMP_DIR)
> > Just add something like this to your all target in main Makefile
> > (somehow I'm missing all target)
> > Yegor
> Then I'd rather not use git.
> Don't spin me up!
> I can give a long speech about how wrong your thinking is.
> Short story:
> The tool should help me do what I already am doing. My goal is
> to build ttylinux, not use git. I do not so love a solution that
> I look for problems on which to use the solution; I find a problem
> and then try to make a good solution. The ttylinux build process
> is not broken such that the change you suggested fixes it. I am
> loath to change something that is not broken at the behest of a tool
> that I do not need. I do not want to go the way of compromising on
> the ttylinux build process to fit the short comings of a tool while
> getting no particular benefit. Product design decisions should be
> pure, and tools selected and used to effect those design decisions.
> Zealots love their tools and let those tools drive their design
> decisions; I really really try to avoid that.