[m-rev.] trivial diff: don't include autoconf cache in source distribution

Simon Taylor staylr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 23:01:38 AEDT 2007

On 10-Jan-2007, Ben Schmidt <b.schmidt at ugrad.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> >Mmakefile:
> >    Don't package up autoconf's cache directory as part of the
> >    source distribution.  Delete it before creating the tarball.
> I wonder whether all the CVS folders should be tarred up as well? I 
> wouldn't have thought so. An option such as --exclude=CVS to tar would 
> probably be a better way to deal with it than deleting the folders, 
> though, I expect. Not that it's really a problem, though, I suppose.

I've found the CVS directories in the source distribution to be useful
when installing over dialup because you then don't have to download
several more megabytes from the CVS repository to do development work.

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