[Python-Dev] End of the mystery "@README.txt Mercurial bug"

a.cavallo at cavallinux.eu a.cavallo at cavallinux.eu
Wed Jun 26 16:33:50 CEST 2013

> *~, .orig, .rej, .back should be kept. They are not generated by
> configure nor make.

Ideally they should be left untracked not ignored.

While devs can certainly add them to the .hgignore list to make life 
easier, a repository should be clean of extra files (or shown as 

I'd add that generated files (like the one generated from pgen) 
shouldn't be part of defaul make target but keept as fully tracked files 
(and regenerated on demand through a special make target).

I hope this helps.

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