'make mrproper' incorrectly deletes *~-style editor backup files
from the top-level directory. This bug was introduced in 2.5.29
when the top-level Makefile was changed to remain in the top-level
directory when invoking DocBook's Makefile:
(snippet from patch-2.5.29):
>+++ b/Makefile Fri Jul 26 19:58:50 2002
> -name .\*.tmp -o -name .\*.d \) -type f -print \
> | grep -v lxdialog/ | xargs rm -f
> mrproper: clean archmrproper
so the rm now removes files from the wrong directory. Not good.
Since the top-level Makefile removes all core files, I suggest
simply removing the problematic rm line. Patch below.
--- linux-2.5.40/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile.~1~ Sat Aug 3 00:40:00 2002
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