[Nagiosplug-devel] [nagiosplug] tools/distclean: use git-clean when possible
dermoth at aei.ca
Wed Apr 28 12:17:07 CEST 2010
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On 10-04-28 06:12 AM, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
> On 04/28/2010 12:04 PM, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest wrote:
>> tools/distclean: use git-clean when possible
>> git-clean is much faster and more reliable...
> This is a bad idea. It will kill all random-files one has
> in the repository in addition to all the build-produce.
> I lost 4 weeks worth of debugging data when I tried this
> clever trick once.
> Since you know where all the buildstuff ends up anyway,
> it's a lot better to keep track of it in lists and whatnot.
> Besides, a lot of the reasons for "distclean" goes away if
> you use "git archive" to produce tar-balls.
distclean is a tool I use for cleaning up my tree... besides, the change
I just made deletes only ignored files which in this repository is very
close to what gets automatically (re)generated at each build.
Nothing runs this script automatically.
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