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bug #62759: [octave forge] (optim) Remove src/Makefile in distclean rule

Submitter:  Rafael Laboissière <rlaboiss>
Submitted:  Wed 13 Jul 2022 08:42:52 AM UTC
Category:  Octave Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Other
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * other Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Sun 25 Jun 2023 10:17:55 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Applied here:


with changes:

Don't think "-" prefix is necessary, since $(RM) is used (rm -f) which doesn't have non-zero exit state for missing files.

Removed repetitions from distclean and maintainer-clean.


Olaf Till <i7tiol>
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Wed 13 Jul 2022 08:42:52 AM UTC, original submission:  

The src/Makefile should be removed in the distclean rule of src/Makefile.in. The patch attached to this bug report fixes this issue.

Furthermore, the patch adds prerequisites clean and distclean to the distclean and maintainer-clean rules, respectively, and precede the rm commands in the clean and maintainer-clean rules by the "-" prefix, such that make will not stop if some files have already been cleaned. Finally, maintainer-clean is added as prerequisite to the .PHONY target.

Rafael Laboissière <rlaboiss>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2023-06-25 i7tiol StatusNone Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2022-07-13 rlaboiss Attached File- Added remove-Makefile-in-distclean-rule.patch, #53431

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