[PATCH 1/5] Simplify rules for creating man pages

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Sun May 8 19:42:25 GMT 2022

On 02 May 2022 13:55, Jon Turney wrote:
> Simplify rules for creating docbook XML used to create manpages:
> Updating the output using move-if-change and then unconditionally
> touching the .stamp file doesn't make much sense.

it does make sense.  i explained the point of the stamp file in the
response to your message:

tl;dr: it's a common optimization pattern used in the tree.  it avoids
recreating all the docbook & man pages when there is no content change.
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