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Re: [The good, the bad and] The Ugly -- the cosmetic rant

On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 10:52:06PM +0100, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > What happens if the configure command fails?  config.status will be
> > there, all right, but the configure target will not have completed
> > successfully.  So if you use config.status as a stamp file, you'll be
> > stuffed.
> > 
> No. If configure fails, config.status won't be created. Only
> config.log gets created in that case.

I didn't realise.  OK.

> [...]
> There's a distinction between comments that were put in to describe
> what a given code does, or should do, and comments that are only
> relevant until the necessary code is added.




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