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Re: stray generated files in source directory

Martin Husemann <> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 08:08:34AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> It's from an update build, but I removed them and cvs updated and did it
>> again.  I found the issue; the yacc rule in make depend is missing the objdir.
> The point is: it does not happen on clean new builds; a stall .d file
> is causing it (I think).
> You need to remove the objdir .depend and *.d at least (additionally to the
> destdir files).

I did cleandir and then it was ok.

This seems to be a recurring bug in the depends mechanism.  It seems
like existing depends files should not be paid attention to at "make
depends" stage.

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