Commit 73657163 authored by keithw's avatar keithw
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[project @ 2000-07-03 16:45:04 by keithw]

Add note that `gmake clean' should *not* destroy the work of `gmake boot'.
In all cases, the sequence autoconf, ./configure, gmake boot, gmake clean,
gmake all should work correctly.

** Please verify that this is indeed the case! **
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......@@ -1230,7 +1230,8 @@ programs. It also builds the necessary tools for compilation to proceed.
You should say <Command>gmake boot</Command> right after configuring your build tree,
but note that this is a one-off, i.e., there's no need to re-do
<Command>gmake boot</Command> if you should re-configure your build tree at a later
stage (no harm caused if you do though).
stage (no harm caused if you do though). Notably, you should say
<Command>gmake boot</Command> before you say <Command>gmake clean</Command>.
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......@@ -1268,11 +1269,11 @@ reverses the effect of <Literal>install</Literal>.
<Term><Literal>clean</Literal>:</Term>
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<Para>
Delete all files from the current directory that are normally
created by building the program. Don't delete the files that
record the configuration. Also preserve files that could be made
by building, but normally aren't because the distribution comes
with them.</para>
Delete all files from the current directory that are normally created
by building the program. Don't delete the files that record the
configuration, or files generated by <Command>gmake boot</Command>.
Also preserve files that could be made by building, but normally
aren't because the distribution comes with them.</para>
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