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Re: automake and intermediate files generated by yacc, lex, valac

Michael Tautschnig <mt@debian.org> writes:

>> there are several tools that generate C source code that is later
>> complied in object code, e.g. yacc, lex or valac.  automake defaults to
>> distribute these built intermediate files, so they are usually not
>> regenerated during a build.
> Why do you restrict this question to generated C code? configure, Makefile.in
> and some others are generated as well. Wouldn't it be consistent to talk about
> all these files?

I'm not opposed to that, but for now am mainly concerned about files
that end up in the binary packages (or the object code produced from


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