Subject: Re: misc/101: 'make clean' doesn't remove formatted (*.0) man pages
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@nobozo.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/25/1994 13:30:18
> >Number:         101
> >Category:       misc
> >Synopsis:       'make clean' doesn't remove formatted (*.0) man pages
> >Confidential:   no
> >Severity:       non-critical
> >Priority:       low
> >Responsible:    gnats-admin (Misc Bug People)
> >State:          open
> >Class:          change-request
> >Submitter-Id:   net
> >Arrival-Date:   Tue Jan 25 12:05:11 1994
> >Originator:     Jim McKim
> >Organization:
> NASA Lewis Research Center
> >Release:        
> >Environment:
> System:		NetBSD mildred 0.9a MILDRED#5 i386
> Machine: i386
> >Description:
> In the /usr/src hierarchy, formatted man pages don't get removed by
> 'make clean'. If it becomes necessary to regenerate all the formatted
> man pages, getting rid of the old ones is cumbersome.

this is not a bug, this is a feature.

use "make cleandir" to do what you want.

additionally, before reporting a bug like this, please check to
see if there's something similar that already does what you want.