"make clean" in shared-mime-info deletes freedesktop.org.xml, which "make"
cannot regenerate. (You have to "cvs up" to get it back.)
Created attachment 1447 [details] [review]
OK, the problem is that the intltool files were listed in CLEANFILES
instead of DISTCLEANFILES, so "make clean" would delete them, making it
impossible to regenerate freedesktop.xml from freedesktop.xml.in. Patch