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Re: make bootstrap: need moral support. :-(

From: Eric Hanchrow
Subject: Re: make bootstrap: need moral support. :-(
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 08:21:58 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.51 (gnu/linux)

Often, the only way I can get Emacs to build is to

       $ cd /usr/local/src/emacs-cvs
       # Delete everything except the top-level CVS directory
       $ find . -! -name CVS -mindepth 1 -maxdeptn 1 | xargs rm -rf

       $ cvs up

       $ ./configure && make bootstrap

I might be going overboard, but I needed to do this at least once, and
I'm superstitious enough that I keep doing it whenever Emacs acts

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old-fashioned nuts.
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