[tex-live] Why all the foo.orig files in the Build tree?

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon May 25 21:31:52 CEST 2009

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

>     what's the reason for all those $something.orig files in the
>     Build/source/ directory and its subdirs?  
> They are the original files before Peter started the build system
> revamp.  They're just there for reference and will eventually be 
> removed.  Can't say when.  I advise excluding them from your tool's
> checking.

Ah, thanks.

Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
VCD Aschaffenburg-Miltenberg, ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg

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