Commit ec1b1072 authored by Russ Fish's avatar Russ Fish

Add explanation to distclean and an undo-configure alternative.

parent 2b171c6f
......@@ -287,10 +287,19 @@ install-setbuildinfo:
@echo "Setting the Build and Version info"
# We use separate src and obj trees in Emulab, so the traditional distclean to
# clean "made" files from a mingled source-and-obj tree is unnecessary.
# However, this may be useful if you mistakenly configure and make a src tree.
clean: clean-subdirs
distclean: distclean-subdirs
rm -f Makeconf GNUmakefile config.h config.status config.cache config.log
# Here's a different approch to recover from just configure problems. It cleans
# all files from an obj tree that have a corresponding .in file in the src tree.
find $SRCDIR -name '*.in' | \
sed -e "s;$SRCDIR;$OBJDIR;" -e 's;[.]in$;;' | xargs rm -f
-mkdir -p $(INSTALL_TOPDIR)/src
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