Subject: Re: Package request - better cleaning
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/24/1998 22:04:20
On Fri, 25 Sep 1998, Robert Elz wrote:
> ps: On "make clean" - would a target which actually does a "make clean"
> inside the untarred source directory (instead of rm -fr work) be useful?

No, as this wouldn't nuke off everything that's needed to be sure the
package is "clean" for rebuild: .foo-done-cookies
(foo={build,extract,...}), PLIST, etc,., plus you'd need yet another
target to really clean out all the stuff. I don't see why this would buy

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>