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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [REJECT: address@hidden (default naming convention

From: Matthieu Moy
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [REJECT: address@hidden (default naming convention changes)
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 00:02:25 +0200
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Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

>     > From: Matthieu Moy <address@hidden>
>     > Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
>     > > 2) .o, .a, .so, .core, and .so* do not belong in junk.
>     > >    Those files can be very, very valuable _and_ difficult or
>     > >    impossible to reproduce.   "junk", meanwhile, is comprised of files
>     > >    that may be casually deleted.
>     > Then, shouldn't they belong to "precious" instead of "unrecognized" ? 
> No.   "Precious" implies that the files should be _copied_ whenever we
> make a copy of "the good stuff" from a tree.   Those files are
> definately not (by default) in that category.   

I can understand that, but why should they be "unrecognized" ? I don't
understand why having an object file in my tree should prevent me from


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