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Re: 11.0.90: make tags fails

From: Taylor R Campbell
Subject: Re: 11.0.90: make tags fails
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:29:45 +0000

> Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:55:14 -0700
> From: Matt Birkholz <>
> I still like to build in a dirtree of symlinks e.g. created by
> lndir(1).  Even git clean -xf does not get me sparkly clean.
> There's just nothing like lndiring a fresh build tree.  But this ran
> afoul of find with -type f (in src/etc/ so it would seem I
> am alone in this.
> Y'all just trying to make do with make maintainer-clean?  git clean
> -xf?  git clone --shared?!  idiotic (idiosyncratic) maintenance
> script?  Your GUI cc app magics it?  Your AI patiently humors you,
> maintaining a therapeutic illusion that you are still a programmer?

I use `git clean -dxf'.  Always found the make clean targets clumsy
and unreliable, particularly since some of them only partially clean
and then delete the makefile itself.

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