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Re: [ttylinux:211] Re: git

Never mind :-)

My opinion is still the same, that temp dirs are not subject to
revisioning, but it is a matter of taste. Now you have a solution you
are satisfied with. AFAIK these kind of problems (empty dirs) are
common for all VCS like CVS, Subversion etc.

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 6:35 AM, djerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> 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:
>> >         $(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.