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Re: Include bison-generated files in package?

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Brett Cundal wrote:

> I'm working on a package that includes a .tab.c file generated by
> bison...

> So, what's wrong with this picture? Should I build-depend on bison and
> generate the file in the build target, or should I modify the makefile
> to not delete the generated file? Both seem ugly to me. Is there
> something else I should do?

Usually, you don't delete bison generated files on distclean, because you
might be compiling on a system that doesn't have bison installed. So
removing the rule that deletes it (and sending the patch upstream) looks
best to me.


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