Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Darcy Buskermolen wrote:
>>> This sort of thing is usually a
>>> symptom of somebody having run a build in the repo directly, a thing
>>> that buildfarm owners have been repeatedly advised not to do.
>> This is something I do not recall doing, however it's possible.  though 
>> this does make me ask why are the build dependencies in the Makefile are 
>> not properly setup to tell that the .y needs to be rebuilt (which I would 
>> assume would make this problem also go away)
> Thje way cvs works is that it gives the file the date it has in the 
> repository, so if your preproc.c is newer than the preproc.y, make will 
> detect that and not rebuild it.  If Michael's checkin occurs between the 
> time the repo is updated and the time bison gets run on the original file 
> this will happen. But if you never ever build in the repo then it won't, 
> because buildfarm only ever builds in a copy (unless you're building with 
> vpath, in which case it cleans up the generated files).

Hum, so why not clean up the files when not in vpath as well?

    find . -name .cvsignore | while read line
        dir=$(dirname $line)
        cd $dir
        rm -fv `cat .cvsignore`
        cd $OLDPWD

Alvaro Herrera                      
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