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Patch: more manual updates

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Patch: more manual updates
Date: 12 Jun 2001 08:52:26 -0600

I forgot to send last night's manual updates to this list.  Sorry.

Here's the next batch.

2001-06-12  Tom Tromey  <address@hidden>

        * automake.texi (ANSI): Minor clarification.
        (Other GNU Tools): Don't mention Guile.
        (Guile): Removed.
        (Java Support): Mention file extensions.
        (Man pages): Mention dist_.  Don't mention info pages.


Index: automake.texi
RCS file: /cvs/automake/automake/automake.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.215
diff -u -r1.215 automake.texi
--- automake.texi       2001/06/12 03:47:28     1.215
+++ automake.texi       2001/06/12 14:36:58
@@ -2472,7 +2472,10 @@
 @vindex AM_GCJFLAGS
address@hidden can be used to compile @file{.java}, @file{.class},
address@hidden, or @file{.jar} files.
 @node Support for Other Languages, ANSI, Java Support, Programs
 @comment  node-name,  next,  previous,  up
 @section Support for Other Languages
@@ -2493,7 +2496,7 @@
 Although the GNU standards allow the use of ANSI C, this can have the
 effect of limiting portability of a package to some older compilers
-(notably SunOS).
+(notably the SunOS C compiler).
 Automake allows you to work around this problem on such machines by
 @dfn{de-ANSI-fying} each source file before the actual compilation takes
@@ -2746,7 +2749,6 @@
 * Emacs Lisp::                  Emacs Lisp
 * gettext::                     Gettext
-* Guile::                       Guile
 * Libtool::                     Libtool
 * Java::                        Java
 * Python::                      Python
@@ -2784,7 +2786,7 @@
 nice for everybody else.
address@hidden gettext, Guile, Emacs Lisp, Other GNU Tools
address@hidden gettext, Libtool, Emacs Lisp, Other GNU Tools
 @section Gettext
 @cindex GNU Gettext support
@@ -2805,29 +2807,8 @@
 in @file{} corresponds to all the valid @file{.po} files,
 and nothing more.
address@hidden Guile, Libtool, gettext, Other GNU Tools
address@hidden Guile
-Automake provides some automatic support for writing Guile modules.
-Automake will turn on Guile support if the @code{AM_INIT_GUILE_MODULE}
-macro is used in @file{}.
-Right now Guile support just means that the @code{AM_INIT_GUILE_MODULE}
-macro is understood to mean:
address@hidden @bullet
address@hidden is run.
address@hidden is run, with a path of @file{..}.
address@hidden itemize
-As the Guile module code matures, no doubt the Automake support will
-grow as well.
address@hidden Libtool, Java, Guile, Other GNU Tools
address@hidden Libtool, Java, gettext, Other GNU Tools
 @section Libtool
 Automake provides support for GNU Libtool (@pxref{Top, , Introduction,
@@ -3148,21 +3129,21 @@
 @opindex no-installman
 @trindex install-man
-Here is how the documentation is handled in GNU @code{cpio} (which
-includes both Texinfo documentation and man pages):
+Here is how the man pages are handled in GNU @code{cpio} (which includes
+both Texinfo documentation and man pages):
-info_TEXINFOS = cpio.texi
 man_MANS = cpio.1 mt.1
 @end example
-Texinfo source and info pages are all considered to be source for the
-purposes of making a distribution.
 Man pages are not currently considered to be source, because it is not
-uncommon for man pages to be automatically generated.  For the same
-reason, they are not automatically included in the distribution.
+uncommon for man pages to be automatically generated.  Therefore they
+are not automatically included in the distribution.  However, this can
+be changed by use of the @samp{dist_} prefix.
+The @samp{nobase_} prefix is meaningless for man pages and is
 @node Install, Clean, Documentation, Top

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