I would like to change the output directory the compiler uses. For example, compiling to Python uses "gen-py" as the output directory and there is currently no option to change that. Suggest adding an option to specify the output directory. This can alleviate some issues when integrating auto-generation into Makefile build infrastructures.
Suggestions from Michael Greene on thrift-dev@:
Mike, If you're feeling adventurous, you can change it in your own
copy--each of the generators supplies its own output directory name.
For example, see the assignment out_dir_base_ = "gen-py"; in the