[fdo-internals] Remove Generated Files

Greg Boone greg.boone at autodesk.com
Mon Oct 29 18:49:33 EDT 2007


Can I get a Yes/No recommendation from you on this issue? 


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Greg Boone wrote:
> IMHO... I would seriously consider removing all generated files and
> require the user call build_linux.sh, which is what the documentation
> suggests now.

I'm all for that. IMO this is a very good practice, especially if a
project does follow GNU configuration based on ./configure script,
Makefile.am files and autotools chain.

In comparison, this is not true for GDAL, so it would be not easy to
remove ./configure and brothers from the repo.

Mateusz Loskot
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