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Re: removing .elc files for `make bootstrap'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: removing .elc files for `make bootstrap'
Date: 19 Apr 2004 10:22:42 -0400
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> Any objection to me changing `make bootstrap' to remove all .elc files
> at the beginning?  Their presence can cover up bugs[*], and as they all
> get recompiled by make bootstrap anyway, initially removing them
> shouldn't appreciably lengthen the time required for the bootstrap.

I'd rather insist on people using

    make maintainer-clean bootstrap

so we can keep working on making `make bootstrap' and `make' closer
to each other.


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