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Re: [patches] Added manual files to svn:ignore list
- To: Jim Blandy <jimb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [patches] Added manual files to svn:ignore list
- From: Mark Mitchell <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 17:44:43 -0700
Jim Blandy wrote:
> I've committed the following change. It might be preferable to
> generate the .texi files, timestamps, and so on in the build tree, but
> at the very least, the .info and .info-* files do need to be ignored;
> they're included in the distribution, and so must be generated in the
> source tree.
The way GCC handles this is to have a special configure option for
putting generated files in the source directory, just for use when
building source releases. It would be nice if EGLIBC did the same
thing, so that we could have read-only source directories for EGLIBC.
That's not to say your patch isn't an improvement!
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