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Re: RFC: ./configure or ./config.status --clean

From: Roger Leigh
Subject: Re: RFC: ./configure or ./config.status --clean
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2002 21:08:35 +0100
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On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 06:57:05PM +0200, Akim Demaille wrote:
> That's really my question.  But does it really matter?  I mean, it
> makes no sense at all the distclean a single directory, as anyway you
> need to rerun config.status to re-enable this directory.  Of course,
> knowledgeable people will answer that ./config.status foo/Makefile
> does it all, but...

The average user won't know this.  Subsequent recursive targets called
from the top-level will now fail due to the missing Makefile, so it
seems of dubious value to me too.

Roger Leigh
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