[cairo] [PATCH 14/72] dropped autogenerated files

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Tue Dec 29 14:25:34 PST 2015

On Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:42:19 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 10:16:52AM +0100, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT
> consult wrote:
> Did you actually test this on win32? Such that the premise of
> commit 06deaa98b67f9e674a6933a8f54dae6a45faf6ff
> Author: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org>
> Date:   Fri Jan 9 15:55:24 2009 -0500
>     [build] Include all generated win32 build files in the repo
>     So a git clone can be built on win32.  The files only change
> after adding new backends.
> still holds true?

It is a long-established tenet of version control that
automatically-generated build products do not belong in the repo

What is so special about Windows development that demands an exception?

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