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Re: 23.0.60; etc/DOC-${version}.buildnumber

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: 23.0.60; etc/DOC-${version}.buildnumber
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 20:24:20 +0300

> From: Sven Joachim <address@hidden>
> Cc: Peter Dyballa <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 18:32:32 +0200
> On 2008-04-12 15:10 +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> From: Peter Dyballa <address@hidden>
> >> Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 14:00:23 +0200
> >> Cc: 
> >> 
> >> This file is not deleted by 'make clean', so upon a new build its  
> >> number is incremented and more and more DOC files get installed.
> >
> > I think this is intended, as you still have the Emacs binary from the
> > previous build (emacs-${version}.buildnumber) around, and could use
> > it, e.g., for comparison or some other purpose.
> That's not true, the Emacs binaries are all deleted by `make clean'.

Maybe I completely misunderstand the issue at hand: are we talking
about files in the build directory or in the install directory?
("make clean" is relevant to the former, not the latter.)

If Peter and you are talking about the build directory, then the
previous DOC should probably be removed, but do we really want the
build number NOT to be incremented anyway?

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