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bug#29931: 27.0.50; Slightly suboptimal build behavior on macOS


From: Alan Third
Subject: bug#29931: 27.0.50; Slightly suboptimal build behavior on macOS
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:48:01 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.1 (2017-09-22)

On Mon, Jan 01, 2018 at 03:05:02PM +0000, Philipp Stephani wrote:
> Alan Third <address@hidden> schrieb am Mo., 1. Jan. 2018 um 15:59 Uhr:
> 
> > I’d think it’s the user’s responsibility to make sure /usr/local/bin
> > is on their path if they want to use homebrew stuff?
> >
> >
> /usr/local/bin doesn't contain makeinfo when installed via Homebrew. This
> is intentional; `brew info texinfo` says
<snip>
> If you need to have this software first in your PATH run:
>   echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/opt/texinfo/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile
> 
> I can obviously do that or set MAKEINFO explicitly when invoking configure,
> but it would be nice if configure detected this situation automatically.

Ah, I think I must have linked it into /usr/local/bin myself.

Do you have any idea if other packaging tools do similar things?

Patch attached.
-- 
Alan Third

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