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Re: cache directory is not removed

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: cache directory is not removed
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 12:07:24 -0400

Sam Steingold wrote:
> > * In message <address@hidden>
> > * On the subject of "Re: cache directory is not removed"
> > * Sent on 07 Jun 2002 17:06:04 +0200
> > * Honorable Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> > >>>>> "Sam" == Sam Steingold <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> > Sam> nope.  when I distribute CLISP, I cannot assume that my users
> > Sam> have autoconf, so I distribute the generated configure scripts
> > Sam> too.  i.e., the configure scripts are in the source tree and are
> > Sam> regenerated just before a release.  thus, if I use autoconf 2.53,
> > Sam> I have to remove the cache directories by hand before a release,
> > Sam> so that they do not end up in the distribution file.
> >
> > But how do you write you dist target?  How come it ends in the
> > tarball!?!
> pretty much `tar cz dist.tgz src/`
> (with some bells and whistles).
> now I will need to exclude the cache directory name, which includes
> the autoconf version number, i.e., I will have to change my `make dist`
> after every autoconf release.

So your real problem is where the cache directory is created.  If it
weren't created in the source directory then your problem would be


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