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Re: as.info built in the source directory?
- From: Andrew Cagney <cagney at gnu dot org>
- To: Dave Korn <dk at artimi dot com>
- Cc: "'Ben Elliston'" <bje at au1 dot ibm dot com>, "'DJ Delorie'" <dj at redhat dot com>, binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 13:13:04 -0400
- Subject: Re: as.info built in the source directory?
- References: <NUTMEGQpQq5pneeFUtL00000843@NUTMEG.CAM.ARTIMI.COM>
(I thought ben would step in :-)
GDB's release process involves a
configure/make-info/make-clean in the
src directory. This results in the files being included in
BTW, pot files have a similar problem.
Why are the .info files considered any different from any of the
autogenerated files? I've wondered why they aren't checked into cvs and
regenerated when their sources are touched in the same way as configure et
It's the autoconf/automake files that are the exception. They are
generated and checked in to avoid local tool dependency problems (sh
et.al. can be really querky :-).