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Re: automake distclean bug?

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: automake distclean bug?
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 08:21:27 +0100
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>>> "Bob" == Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> writes:

 Bob> I am working to get the package I support to support the 'distcheck'
 Bob> target.  The distcheck target fails with:

 Bob> ERROR: files left in build directory after distclean:
 Bob> ./GraphicsMagick-1.1-20031209.tar.gz

 Bob> Unlike the many other problems that I have already had to solve, this
 Bob> one looks like the result of an Automake bug.  

How can I reproduce this?

 Bob> Is it possible that Automake 1.7.9 does not remove its
 Bob> distribution file via the 'distclean' target?

distclean is not expected to clean tarballs, but distcheck will
do it at the right time.
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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