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Re: [bagder/curl] 632e50: msvc: move Makefile.msvc.names into winbuild/

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 14:52:13 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 7 Feb 2013, Yang Tse wrote:

>> msvc: move Makefile.msvc.names into winbuild/
> This will make it seem that file Makefile.msvc.names solely belongs to the
> build system which lives in the winbuild subdirectory, which is not the
> case.

No, but the name is 'winbuild' and it is windows related. I realize it isn't
optimal but then neither is having two build systems for Windows (in different
places) - I *really* would like to see them merge to a single one at some

> The risk of someone making adjustments in the winbuild subdirectory and
> cross-polluting other build systems present in curl's tree, when they decide
> it is convenient for them to modify Makefile.msvc.names, will now exist.

My general idea is to move away files from the root dir into more localized
and dedicated places in the tree. Also, this file doesn't really change

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