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RE: Emacs bootstrap

From: Herbert Euler
Subject: RE: Emacs bootstrap
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 11:13:46 +0800

>> There is a small problem when doing `make bootstrap-clean'. In
>> `top_bootclean', we have
>> top_bootclean=\
>> rm -f config.cache config.log ; \
>> if [ -d lock ] ; then (cd lock && (rm -f * || true)); else true; fi
>> This wants to remove the `CVS' subdirectory in `lock', which leads to
>> an error.
> I don't have any `lock' nor `lock/CVS' directory. What error do
> you get? And why do you have a lock/CVS subdirectory?

Perhaps this is because I didn't provide any options to `cvs', i.e. I
just did `cvs ... co emacs'.  Glenn told me to use `cvs up -dP', and
after that, the `lock' directory (as well as the `1' directory but I
didn't count others) went away.

Guanpeng Xu
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