Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jun 22 22:56:09 EDT 2004
>>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs <steve at youngs.au.com> writes:
SY> * Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
>> Hm. I wonder if .cvsignore could usefully be generated from
>> the Makefile?
SY> What would be the point of doing that? Especially in this
SY> case where it would seem the file is no longer needed.
echo $(GENERATED) > .cvsignore
Guess what happens when hyperspec.html gets removed from the GENERATED
variable? This is much more likely to get updated correctly than
.cvsignore itself is.
However, I don't know if this works reasonably in corner cases.
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