[fedora-virt] [PATCH] build: don't tell "make clean" to remove my '~' backup files

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Apr 30 15:14:16 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 03:55:58PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> automake's policy on what to remove via "make clean" is reasonable:
> if running build rules creates it, then "make clean" can and should remove it.
> However, even if build rules happen
> to create backup files, please remove only the specific ones
> they can create, not all of the ones in a directory.  Just in case
> someone relies on those and expect them to hang around...

Thanks, this one's been applied to the git repo too.


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