On 2018/04/16 16:34, trondd wrote:
> On Mon, April 16, 2018 7:01 am, Stuart Henderson wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> 
> I don't consider links+ to be a large port.  It builds either way, so I
> don't have a strong opinion about it.
> 
> Whatever it takes to get it commited.
> 

At the moment what it'll take is getting the clang 6 fallout under
control before we start committing other things again, other things
are pretty much all on hold at present.

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