Re: Best practice for cleaning autotools-generated files?
On to, 2011-03-17 at 10:12 +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 04:40:29PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> > My rule is: when there is something non-free or when the amount of
> > useless stuff is huge. For example I would repack a tarball with a
> > small program and 20Mb of embedded code copies of all its dependencies
> > to remove the deps.
> What about .svn dirs?
I would not re-package a tarball because of .svn dirs, unless they
actuall cause breakage or are large. I would, however, talk to upstream
about generating tarballs without them.
(Ditto for CVS, .git, .bzr, etc, of course.)
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