Hi Colin, On Fri, Mar 09 2018 at 03:12:42 PM, Colin Watson <cjwat...@debian.org> wrote: > doc/automake_migration_tests.txt is in git, but it's also removed by > "make distclean", because it matches one of the patterns in the > clean_otherdoc target in doc/doc.am. This is a bad combination.
I missed that bug as usually a work in an out of source build. > If it is to stay, I'd suggest renaming it to simply > doc/automake_migration_tests, with no extension. > > However, this file documented a build system change that is now > essentially complete; the only parts that still seem needed are a couple > of notes on possible future work at the bottom which should probably > live in the top-level TODO file instead. Should this file simply be > removed? It can always be retrieved from the git history if anyone > needs it for archaeological purposes. You are right, this file is no longer needed, so I've removed it (commited on master). Regards, Bertrand Garrigues