>>>> "ms" == Michael Sperber
ms> Well, all kinds of other files I might have put there myself,
ms> "make distclean" won't delete---it's supposed to delete the
ms> files created as part of some (pre-)build process. I don't
ms> think the ...-packages file could have been created by any way
ms> other than manually.
OK, sounds reasonable. This particular behavior is present in
21.1.14, so it probably goes all the way back to 20.5. I suspect
Steve Baur or somebody had code in there to copy an old tree into
A quick grep shows no code that does anything but read (or remove ;-)
those directory entries, so I accept your rationale.
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