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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-07 16:07:53

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Matelich" <sosedada_at_[hidden]>

> Just my two cents, but for a target that goes above and beyond (removing
> directories, generated source, etc.), I've often maintained a clobber
> It's also fairly common to have a dist or distribution target, which
> prepares for packaging or actually does the packaging. Just throwing out
> options in case you don't want to add some things to Clean.

I have no objection to putting, essentially, "rm -rf bin" directly into the
clean target. Is there any good reason for maintaining separate Clean and
Clobber targets?
It's easy to arrange for Clean to remove generated source, I think.


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