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Re: makeinfo msg when make-install

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: makeinfo msg when make-install
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 09:56:43 -0500

Larry Jones wrote:

> Tracy Brown writes:
> >
> > I've never gotten this message before during the make install:
> >
> > if [ ! -f ./CVSvn.texi ]; then  ln -s ./CVSvn.texi . ||  ln ./CVSvn.texi .
> > ||  cp ./CVSvn.texi . ; else true; fi
> >         makeinfo ./cvs.texinfo -o
> > makeinfo: not found
> That's because releases have the info files pre-built.  The patch
> updated the documentation source but not all of the resulting files, so
> you need the tools to build them (unless you don't care, in which case

Of course, things are supposed to be set up such that a missing makeinfo isn't a
fatal error.  I'm guessing you have automake 2.13 installed and you configured
on a system that has makeinfo installed and then ran 'make install' on a
different system?


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