On 2018/04/15 16:48, trondd wrote:
> What is the policy around setting SEPARATE_BUILD?  Any GNU build?  Not
> just builds that require it?

It's useful for large ports where you might want to "make clean=build"
and they take a long time to extract/patch.

Otherwise it's pointless and can make extra work for updates because
upstreams often don't test out-of-tree builds (and especially "make
test" in that case) regularly.

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