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From: Han Boetes
Subject: Re: (no subject)
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 03:53:09 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:
> Han Boetes wrote:
> > On emacs-cvs since quite a while for each concurrent build I get two
> > new ./etc/DOC-* files instead of one. This seems rather inconsistent
> > and since they are rather big files also a waste of diskspace.
> I think the old versioned DOC files are necessary if you wish to
> properly run an old versioned emacs binary (src/emacs-...). An easy
> way to prune them is to run the script `$emacs_src_root/admin/quick-install-
> emacs --prune-only -v .' in the top-level emacs build dir.

Alright, that seems to fix things on linux, btw this is a real bash-script, not
a sh script. Will not work on other implementations of sh, like OpenBSD's
pdksh. I will test a few more things with that script and produce a sh version.

> As for the two DOC and DOC-<current-version> files, I suppose these probably
> ought to be hardlinks to the same file (I thought they were, but a quick
> check shows that's wrong).

Please look again, every build produces a DOC- and a DOC-
file. Or 3 and 4 etc.

If I understand this right I can remove the .1 file. But I'll have to test that

# Han

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