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Re: Ouput directory other than source directory

El Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 02:28:57PM +0200, barbier@imacs.polytechnique.fr contaba:

>Ok, building and mirroring is something i understand. But could someone
>explain the benefits of putting output files in a different directory than
>the source file (that's what the subject means).
>I want to know if it is worth i try to ease such manipulations.

Like somebody said here, in my case is related with my way of
working. I use a shell to manage all files and work, and so, it is
not very easy to work with plenty of files. The more files you have
the more crazy it becomes. It is specially painfull to work with
files with the same name and different extension.

Maybe using a `make install' that copies the files and cleans all
them. But I dislike it because I like to see the results every time I
change a page. So I will have to make `make; make install'
every minute. (This is because I am just new to WML and I am more
testing new layouts than really typing contents).

And I really don't want to make somebody change the way WML works.
But it seems quite easy to achieve, and I think programs can be as
flexible as they can, if this does not make a very big problem.

>PS to juh: there are lots of mirror.pl worldwide. One comes from
>              http://sunsite.org.uk/packages/mirror/
>           Try wget (from any GNU archive) too.

I use `sitecopy'. It has a feature for excluding certain files, so I
could manage to exclude the source code. So the problem is not
necesary this.

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