Herb Lewis herb at chomps.engr.sgi.com
Tue Sep 29 13:47:56 GMT 1998

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> Herb Lewis <herb at chomps.engr.sgi.com> writes:
> > Which should it be "dummy" or ".dummy" and who is going to make the
> > change?
> None of them, IMHO.  Since I joined the team, I've been trying to
> figure out why these files are needed.
> It seems to me that they were only created as an ugly mechanism to
> ensure that subdirectories are properly created in the build tree.
> I'm sure I can figure out a better way to do that, that does not
> require these files.
> Can anyone think of any reason for not removing them once and for all?

While you are at it, what about include/stamp-h? It should be added
to .cvsignore (like config.h which is also created) or find a way to
do away with it also.

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