[pacman-dev] [PATCH 5/5] Remove autotools files with autoclean.sh

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 09:18:19 EDT 2013

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 8:01 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 26/06/13 22:50, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> On Jun 26, 2013 1:03 AM, "Allan McRae" <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
>>> ---
>> Dumb question. Why do we need this with "make distclean" or "git clean"?
>> Who's the intended audience here?
> I guess we don't need it these days (is it a hangover from CVS days?).
> I am more than happy to remove it instead - or put "git clean" in it.

I'd say remove it completely; I for one keep all sorts of untracked
files sitting around and I'd hate for some script that I didn't write
to remove those.


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