Subject: Re: flist out of date
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/25/2005 16:20:20
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On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 01:49:35PM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
  | On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 12:33:55PM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
  | > I've committed a change to src/Makefile (revision 1.240) which
  | > should fix this problem; now "make release" purges obsolete files
  | > as per "make distribution".
  | Hm. I sometimes see problems like this too, and I normally use
  | " -u ... distribution" rather than "release" (since I don't
  | need sets/tarballs and kernels for my purposes).
  | It's possible this occurs on those occasions where someone removes a
  | file from the flists, rather than marking them obsolete, though.  I
  | know that's been the case on some occasions when I've had the chance
  | to check and fix it, other times I've just blown away DESTDIR and let
  | it be reinstalled.

The removal of entries from set lists rather than marking them
obsolete is the usual reason I see "extra file" problems when
using "distribution".

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