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Re: Autoconf and CVS

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: Autoconf and CVS
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 08:31:56 +0100
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On Sat, Dec 24, 2005 at 03:13:41AM -0500, David Fang wrote:
> > > [...] how do I completely clean all generated files?

> There's a target called 'maintainer-clean' that will remove them.
> This target, however, is enabled by AM_MAINTAINER_MODE, [...]

two mistakes here:

"make maintainer-clean" doesn't clean most of the generated files.
It doesn't clean configure, nor's, nor aclocal.m4.
If your project contains a lex or yacc source, then maintainer-clean
does clean the generated *.c sources.  In short, foreget about

Second, maintainer-clean has nothing to do with AM_MAINTAINER_MODE.
And maintainer-clean is always available, as it is required by the
GNU Coding Standards.

(And, as I said in my post to another sub-thread, forget about

Have a nice day,
        Stepan Kasal

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