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

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: [Gcl-devel] Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: gcl-2.6.8pre on MAC OSX 10.2
Date: 24 Oct 2006 18:40:50 +0200

Camm Maguire <address@hidden> writes:

| 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
| or 
| 2) bomb if it is not found in configure.

My preference would be for (1).
The reason is that there are packages, e.g. Axiom, that are only
interested in the GCL image not the documentation.  They should be
given a chance to build and use the image.

-- Gaby

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