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Re: *CLEANFILES dependency

From: fr33domlover
Subject: Re: *CLEANFILES dependency
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:06:15 +0300

On 2014-08-12
Nick Bowler <address@hidden> wrote:
> Yes, but I think you have clean/distclean backwards.  There are four
> clean targets:
>   mostlyclean
>   clean
>   distclean
>   maintainer-clean
> Each target in the list performs all the actions of the targets
> above it in addition to its own actions.  So if you add something
> to DISTCLEANFILES, it will be removed by both distclean and
> maintainer-clean, but not removed by mostlyclean or clean.
> As you have observed, this does not appear to be explicitly
> documented in the manual.
> So typically, a generated file would be added to exactly one of the
> *CLEANFILES variables.

Thank you! :-)

-- fr33

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