--- a/make_release
+++ b/make_release
@@ -78,6 +78,14 @@
         hg commit -m "Automated merge with $1"
     fi
 }
+
+echo
+echo "*************************************************************************"
+echo "                         Deleting .pyc files"
+echo "*************************************************************************"
+echo
+
+find . -name '*.pyc' -exec rm {} +
 
 echo
 echo "*************************************************************************"
@@ -223,7 +231,7 @@
 python setup.py -q sdist --formats zip
 cp ../"$PRE_2TO3_R1"_temp_test/dist/pyke*.zip dist
 rm -rf ../"$PRE_2TO3_R1"_temp_test
-cp RELEASE_NOTES-1.0.txt dist
+cp RELEASE_NOTES-1.txt dist
 
 echo
 echo "*************************************************************************"