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Re: Rarely rebuilt files

From: fr33domlover
Subject: Re: Rarely rebuilt files
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:02:06 +0200

On 2014-11-11
Simon Richter <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 11.11.2014 21:07, fr33domlover wrote:
> >> When the files are distributed, the "distcheck" should recognize that
> >> these belong in the source package, and not show an error.
> > Hmmm I think I didn't make myself clear. So just to make sure, before I
> > cause confusion: The files are indeed distributed validaly. The "problem"
> > is that they are not cleaned by `make distclean`. I intentionally made them
> > clean only on `make maintainer-clean`. When `make distcheck` sees they
> > don't get cleaned by `make distclean`, it produces an error.
> If they are distributed, the distcheck target should not complain,
> because it should expect the files to be there.
> Can you post the relevant parts of the ?
>    Simon

The files are not specified in any variable with 'dist_' prefix. They are
distributed because I wrote a dist-hook. Normally I would also add them to
DISTCLEANFILES, but in this case I decided I prefer MAINTAINERCLEANFILES, which
is why `make distclean` doesn't remove them and the error is generated by `make

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