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Re: extraclean and admin/grammars [was Re: Git master head build failure

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: extraclean and admin/grammars [was Re: Git master head build failure?]
Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 21:44:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> I still don't understand what mean here, since it's been demonstrated
>> several times that (in certain circumstances) people have to say "make
>> extraclean" to build a working Emacs executable.
> "make extraclean" is only needed when doing something very drastic,
> like switching to a very different branch.  That is an extremely rare
> (if not improbable) use case, so IMO having everyone pay for it is
> unjustified.

It doesn't seem like we're going to get any further here?  My opinion is
that "make bootstrap" should guarantee a build (to the best of our
abilities).  Yours is that it shouldn't.

I don't have the stamina to debate the issue further.

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