|Bill Allombert on Thu, 10 Nov 2005 22:11:00 +0100
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|Not shipping pari.desc in the tarball and other wishlist
Hello PARI developers, Some wishlist about our build system: We should try to remove pari.desc from the tarball. This is useless since pari.desc can be trivially rebuild with find and cat, and is not needed for normal build. (This would save 186kB and reduce the tar.gz by 44kB ). Secondly, I think we could get rid of src/desc/Makefile at this stage and move it to Oxx-xx/Makefile. Handling correctly submakefile is always difficult. Third, we should implement a top-level makefile target that take care of setting up the source tree in a way such that parallel build of pari in separate Oxxx-xxx object dir are safe. Currently there is a small risk of two threads updating the autogenerated .h files at the same times and producing garbage. Cheers, Bill.