Re: Include bison-generated files in package?
On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 08:55:38PM +0100, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > make distclean should not delete the files in the first place. The
> > distclean target should remove only generated files which are not included
> > in the distribution (such as object code), and since this bison output is
> > rightly included in the distribution, it should be left alone.
> But it is a generated file, which shouldn't be included in the
> tarball, so it could be righteously deleted by distlcean, no?
Why should it not be included in the tarball? Typically, bison output is
included in a distribution tarball, so that bison is not required in order
to build from source.