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Re: texi2dvi: A more pleasant way to compile

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: texi2dvi: A more pleasant way to compile
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005 19:53:33 +0200
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On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 09:08:01AM -0400, Karl Berry wrote:
>     OK, dvi, ps and pdf would be removed at `clean'.  But should't
>     `mostlyclean' remove the xref files?  (I mean all but dvi, ps and
>     pdf.)  So the *.t2d and *.t2p subdirs would be removed by
>     `mostlyclean'.
> I don't see the point of complicating matters.  It is simpler to remove
> all the files at the same time.

`mostlyclean' removes object files, while the linked binary is removed by
`clean'.  I can see an analogy: mostlyclean would remove xref files, while
dvi and ps would be removed by `clean'.

I've never used `mostlyclean' but when it exists, Automake should support
it reasonably.


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