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"make distclean" fails #2097

mkauf opened this issue Nov 19, 2017 · 2 comments


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commented Nov 19, 2017

I did this

make distclean

I expected the following

I expected that "make distclean" runs successfully. Instead I got this error message:

make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/pi/curl/include'
Making distclean in docs
make[1]: Entering directory '/home/pi/curl/docs'
make[1]: *** No rule to make target 'distclean'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/pi/curl/docs'
Makefile:907: recipe for target 'distclean-recursive' failed
make: *** [distclean-recursive] Error 1

curl/libcurl version

current curl master

operating system


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commented Nov 19, 2017

d24838d but I don't see why. docs is now distclean, fine, but what exactly is needed in there that it's missing?


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commented Nov 23, 2017

"distclean" apparently uses the DIST_SUBDIRS variable

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