as.info built in the source directory?
Wed Jul 14 17:13:00 GMT 2004
(I thought ben would step in :-)
>>GDB's release process involves a
>>> configure/make-info/make-clean in the
>>> src directory. This results in the files being included in
>>> the distro.
>>> BTW, pot files have a similar problem.
> Why are the .info files considered any different from any of the
> autogenerated files? I've wondered why they aren't checked into cvs and
> regenerated when their sources are touched in the same way as configure et
> al. ?
It's the autoconf/automake files that are the exception. They are
generated and checked in to avoid local tool dependency problems (sh
et.al. can be really querky :-).
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