Re: Why 'mrproper'?

From: Thunder from the hill (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 10:08:00 EST


On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, DevilKin wrote:
> LOL. And to add to this, here in Belgium where I live, we have a product
> that is actually called 'Mr. Proper' and it is a cleaning agent.

IIRC this product is german, actually. From Henkel, I believe, but I might
be wrong. It was named after this product. But that was not the question,

'mrproper' will remove most of your objects, configuration, flags, etc.
However, 'distclean' will firstly make 'mrproper', then remove your backup
files such as "*~", "*.orig", "*.rej", etc. It's all in the Makefile,


.-../../-./..-/-..- .-./..-/.-.././.../.-.-.-

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