[mythtv] [PATCH] clean of generated mythconfig.{h,mak}

Mark Spieth mark at dclabs.com.au
Mon May 23 01:55:40 UTC 2005

attached is a better hack.
see what you think

> On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 08:29 +1000, Mark Spieth wrote:
> > > > this fixes the distclean problem removing mythconfig.h and
> > > > mythconfig.mak
> > no but cant figure out a better way of doing it for a distclean.
> > these files do need to be cleaned on a distclean. Im open to better
> > solutions.
> > a distclean does clean up the links in the base dir to these files, then
> > configure doesnt regenerate them.
> If you make a patch to fix this I'll apply it.
> > fixing configure will just make it more robust but doesnt solve the
> > problem.
> > distclean should mean same as "cvs co"
> > when I do a clean, I really mean clean so that it remakes completely.
> > otherwise I dont clean when I make (personal pref).
> I agree with you in theory. "make distclean" should delete the output of
> configure, and delete all the "Makefile" files. But at the moment "make
> clean" does not delete libraries so we need to do a "make distclean"
> when we really mean "make clean". If you want distclean to really do
> a distclean, then you have to fix "make clean" first.
> -- Daniel


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