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Re: Patch: RFA: new option

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: Patch: RFA: new option
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 22:52:31 +0200
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>>> "Derek" == Derek Robert Price <address@hidden> writes:


 Derek> if a file is in EXTRA_DIST then any cleanup should be
 Derek> moved to the maintainer-clean target from whatever
 Derek> target it rests in.  I think this check could be done
 Derek> for all files found in EXTRA_DIST, not just docs?

This is PR/313.


 Derek> Can these two ideas be reconciled?

Are they opposed?  One is about not cleaning files which are
ordinarily cleaned, and the other about not distributing files
which usually are.  That sounds complementary to me.

 Derek> Perhaps with dist_* targets and nodist_* targets?

That would works for *.texi files but not for *.info files.
info files do not appear in any variable.  Same issue with
flex and bison output.

(I once wrote a patch to support dist_, nodist_, and noinst_, but I
don't remember why I never applied it entirely

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Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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