[PATCH xserver 0/5] using util-macros to manage docs targets

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sun Feb 7 03:14:06 PST 2010

On Sat, Feb  6, 2010 at 17:01:51 -0500, Gaetan Nadon wrote:

> Currently, the code is extracted from git, and when built with linuxdoc,
> a new dmx.txt is created and overwrites the one from git. Running 'make
> clean' removes the dmx.txt and now git thinks the file is deleted. If
> you try to pull and rebase, git refuses as your directory is not clean.
> It also introduces duplication of files which will eventually be out of
> sync.
VPATH builds conveniently avoid this, by generating the file outside the
source dir in the first place :)


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