On Tue, 14 May 2002, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:

> On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 11:32:19PM +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > Installing includes just corrupts the host environment unless the new
> > includes are consistent with the old libraries.  If you know the build
> > system, the includes and the libraries well enough to know when it is
> > safe to use, then you know enough to never need it.
> >
> People might want to use it like that:
> make world
> mv /usr/include /usr/include.old
> make incsinstall
> To remove stale includes.  Previous version had "includes" that both
> built and installed includes, I have just split it in two parts.

That's rather hackish, and doesn't handle garbage other than includes.
I usually find stale files by comparing my world with a world installed
in a nonstandard DESTDIR.  A mergemaster-like utility could automate


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