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Re: bootstrapping woes on Windows, a compilation

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bootstrapping woes on Windows, a compilation
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 18:24:22 +0200

> Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 16:58:46 +0100
> From: "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> On Feb 2, 2008 4:18 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I don't think we need to add any distclean targets for this.  These
> > files are generated only during bootstrap, so only bootstrap-clean
> > targets should remove them.
> I though distclean was supposed to leave the source tree free of
> generated files.

It is supposed to remove files generated during the normal
(i.e. non-CVS) build.  In other words, files that are not in the
official tarballs.  But these files _will_ be present in an official
distribution, not generated by "make", so they should not be removed
by distclean.

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