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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] RE: make distclean doesn't
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2001 02:31:52 GMT
From: "Greg Stein" <>
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 9:30 PM

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 03:02:32PM -0700, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> >...
> > exports.c shouldn't be cleaned, correct, because it is a part of the
> > distribution, or at least it should be if it isn't already.  config.nice is
> > not a part of the distribution however, and should be removed by
> > make distclean.
> -1 on *any* form of clean that tosses config.nice
> That holds *my* information about how I repeatedly configure Apache. That is
> a file that I use, and is outside of the scope of the config/build/whatever
> processes. Its entire existence is to retain the information. Cleaning it is
> not right.

What are you talking about?  We are talking about cleaning for packaging to
_other_ computers, not yours.  That's what rbb is speaking of by 'distclean',
clean enough for redistribution.


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