Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Michael Meskes wrote:
>> The backend has:
>> $(srcdir)/gram.c: $(srcdir)/parse.h ;
>> $(srcdir)/parse.h: gram.y
>> So except for the different naming it's the same. However, we haven't
>> had that problem with the backend so far, or did we?
>> What do I fail to see?
> We have had problems in the past. If the user builds at a point in time 
> after the .y file is checked in then the generated file is newer and if 
> it's not removed will never be regenerated, even if they do a subsequent 
> cvs update.

How do you create the copy of the repo to build?  One idea would be to
explicitely skip files that appear on .cvsignore (and maybe croak about

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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