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1 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/buildfile b/buildfile
index fc04248..d664cc3 100644
--- a/buildfile
+++ b/buildfile
@@ -23,8 +23,13 @@ if $cli.configured
./: $d doc{INSTALL LICENSE NEWS README version} file{manifest}
-doc{version}: file{manifest} # Generated by the version module.
-doc{version}: dist = true
+# The version file is auto-generated (by the version module) from manifest.
+# Include it in distribution and don't remove when cleaning in src (so that
+# clean results in a state identical to distributed).
+doc{version}: file{manifest}
+doc{version}: dist = true
+doc{version}: clean = ($src_root != $out_root)
# Don't install examples, tests or the INSTALL file.