[p4] Strategy for porting empty directories in ClearCase to P erforce

Ivey, William william_ivey at bmc.com
Fri Jun 11 14:07:26 PDT 2004


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Vance [mailto:steve at vance.com]
> 
> The two choices are dummy files in the directories or change 
> your build system to create the directories.
> 
> I prefer to have the build system create the directories.
> My thinking is that if they don't exist for any configuration
> management purpose, that it is the build system's
> responsibility to make sure they are there anyway so they
> belong in the build scripts.

That's my feeling. It's fairly easy to incorporate them into
makefiles, etc. (I have some makefiles whose targets are
just directories.) -Wm



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