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Re: [groff] Rename or remove doc/automake_migration_tests.txt?

From: Bertrand Garrigues
Subject: Re: [groff] Rename or remove doc/automake_migration_tests.txt?
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:26:38 +0100
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Hi Colin,

On Fri, Mar 09 2018 at 03:12:42 PM, Colin Watson <address@hidden> wrote:
> doc/automake_migration_tests.txt is in git, but it's also removed by
> "make distclean", because it matches one of the patterns in the
> clean_otherdoc target in doc/  This is a bad combination.

I missed that bug as usually a work in an out of source build.

> If it is to stay, I'd suggest renaming it to simply
> doc/automake_migration_tests, with no extension.
> However, this file documented a build system change that is now
> essentially complete; the only parts that still seem needed are a couple
> of notes on possible future work at the bottom which should probably
> live in the top-level TODO file instead.  Should this file simply be
> removed?  It can always be retrieved from the git history if anyone
> needs it for archaeological purposes.

You are right, this file is no longer needed, so I've removed it
(commited on master).


Bertrand Garrigues

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