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Re: autogen.sh fails


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: autogen.sh fails
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 18:30:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> > I wanted to switch from master to emacs-25.  I checked out the emacs-25
> > branch, I don't have any changes in the worktree.
>
> The Emacs build-tree doesn't react well to switching in-place with
> existing build products between two revisions that are far apart.
> You should either make maintainer-clean before you switch, or git clean
> after you switch, or use a separate directory for each branch (eg git
> new-workdir).

Ah, ok, I thought this is what "make distclean" is for.  So many ways to
clean...

"git clean -xf" did it.


Thanks,

Michael.



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