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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: Improvements to clean and distclean targets

On 18/01/16 16:57, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 18.01.16 at 17:45, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 18/01/16 16:41, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>>> On 18.01.16 at 17:27, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> * Move '*~' and 'core' into the find rule.
>>> I don't understand this part: Where in the build process do such get
>>> generated? I'm tempted to instead recommend to just drop those
>>> from the rm invocation...
>> No idea about 'core' files, but *~ are emacs backup files.
> But emacs should clean up after itself; this shouldn't be the job
> of our clean rule.

Why? the point is to have a one-revision old version of the file to hand.

>> Most clean rules do "rm *.o *.d *~ core" in the local directory, but
>> there are some directories in the the public header area which don't get
>> recursed into, and therefore missed.
> Well - the same holds here than: I'd rather remove those than
> extend the bogus use.

Bogus is a matter of opinion, and there are a lot of emacs users (myself
included) who will disagree with you here.


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