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bug#6736: Windows: make maintainer-clean does not restore fully clean bz


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#6736: Windows: make maintainer-clean does not restore fully clean bzr tree
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 20:02:10 +0300

> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 21:16:00 +0800
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> Christoph <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > The bin/ directory still contained the following files: cmdproxy.exe
> > The site-lisp/ directory contained: subdirs.el
> >
> > `make realclean' deletes ../bin eventually. Shouldn't
> > maintainer-clean' do the same if it claims to restore the fresh tree
> > checkout?
> 
> I'm not sure.
> 
> Anything in ../bin is put there by "make install". I'm pretty sure make
> maintainer-clean doesn't uninstall installed executables on other platforms
> either, but then those platforms will also have installed copies of
> other things that maintainer-clean does delete. Also if cmdproxy.exe is
> the only file left in ../bin, then that seems more like a buggy
> oversight than deliberately leaving the installed files alone.

I agree with Jason, FWIW.





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