[Build-common-hackers] Bug#499816: Bug#499816: cdbs: CMake file uses wrong file as "stamp"

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Sun Oct 11 11:36:41 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-10-11 at 00:15 +0200, Marc Dequènes (Duck) wrote:
> What do we do for upstream softwares with shipped generated files ?

I think those packages are broken, just like autoconf-using packages
shipping a pregenerated Makefile.

> So i guess removing the cache file in the clean rule would be better.  
> It seems to be sufficient to trigger a complete regeneration. Do you  
> agree ?

That would require people to run the clean rule after an unsuccessful
build.  I don't think that is normally required.  I'm not sure what
circumstances trigger this bug, though.

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