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[Gcl-devel] Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: gcl-2.6.8pre on MAC OSX 10.2

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: [Gcl-devel] Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: gcl-2.6.8pre on MAC OSX 10.2
Date: 24 Oct 2006 11:00:58 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Greetings, and thanks!

Should we make makeinfo a build dependency of GCL?  We cannot generate
any documentation without it.  I.e. we can

1) silently skip documentation when makeinfo is absent


2) bomb if it is not found in configure.

Take care,

Gabriel Dos Reis <address@hidden> writes:

> Camm Maguire <address@hidden> writes:
> | Greetings!  OK I think this is in now on branches 2.6.8 and head.
> | Please let me know if problems persist.
> Camm --
>   I just checked out GCL-2.6.8pre for build with Axiom.
> The build appears to fail when "makeinfo" is not present in the build
> environment.
>    [...]
>    (see the transcript file for additional information)
>    Output written on gcl-si.dvi (149 pages, 329240 bytes).
>    Transcript written on gcl-si.log.
>    makeinfo --html  gcl-si.texi
>    make[3]: makeinfo: Command not found
>    make[3]: *** [gcl-si/index.html] Error 127
>    make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/gdr/build/axiom/lsp/gcl-2.6.8pre/info'
>    [...]
> That behaviour breaks Axiom build. It is a regression from previous
> versions.
> -- Gaby

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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