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Re: Is the autogen directory still needed?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Is the autogen directory still needed?
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 05:41:39 +0200

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:26:27 -0400
> I'm just saying, that _if_ the only justification we can come up with
> for the existence of the autogen/ directory is that one developer needs
> a few of the files within it from time-to-time for personal use, then
> IMO that's not worth keeping in the repository and updating on a
> (potentially) daily basis.

I didn't express any objections to deleting those files from the
repository, did I?

> Does bzr itself even run under MS-DOS, or do you fetch the sources in
> some other OS, then transfer them across to a DOS environment?

I run my DOS development environment on Windows.  The build happens in
a local bzr branch whose parent is the trunk branch that is bound to

> But maybe someone else will come up with a good reason why autogen/
> should continue to exist, in which case the above is irrelevant.

Which is why I provided the information about the files that the DOS
build uses.

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