[llvm-commits] CVS: llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html

John Criswell criswell at cs.uiuc.edu
Fri Aug 8 17:37:02 PDT 2003

Changes in directory llvm/www/docs:

GettingStarted.html updated: 1.26 -> 1.27

Log message:

Updated for the 1.1 pre-release.
Attempted to explain how OBJ_ROOT=. and OBJ_ROOT=`pwd` are not the same thing.

Diffs of the changes:

Index: llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html
diff -u llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.26 llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.27
--- llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.26	Tue Jul  8 15:35:59 2003
+++ llvm/www/docs/GettingStarted.html	Fri Aug  8 17:36:30 2003
@@ -496,7 +496,16 @@
 		object files, libraries, and executables should be placed.
         If this is set to <tt>.</tt>, then the object files will be placed
         within the source code tree.  If left unspecified, the default value is
-        <tt>.</tt>.
+        the following:
+        <ul>
+                <li>
+                If the USER environment variable is specified and the directory
+                <tt>/localhome/$USER</tt> exists, then the default value is
+                <tt>/localhome/$USER</tt>.
+                <li>
+                Otherwise, the default value is <tt>.</tt>.
+        </ul>
 		(See the Section on <a href=#objfiles>
 		The Location of LLVM Object Files</a>
 		for more information.)
@@ -632,7 +641,19 @@
     If <i>OBJ_ROOT</i> is specified, then the build system will create a
     directory tree underneath it that resembles the source code's pathname
-    relative to your home directory.
+    relative to your home directory (unless <i>OBJ_ROOT</i> is set to
+    <tt>.</tt>, in which case object files are placed within the LLVM source
+    tree).
+    </p>
+    <p>
+    Note that
+    <i>--with-objroot</i>=<tt>.</tt>
+    and
+    <i>--with-objroot</i>=<tt>`pwd`</tt>
+    are not the same thing.  The former will simply place object files within
+    the source tree, while the latter will set the location of object files
+    using the source tree's relative path from the home directory.

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