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bug#5835: 23.1.94; Bad Emacs manual xref: `Make'

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#5835: 23.1.94; Bad Emacs manual xref: `Make'
Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2010 22:45:41 -0700

> > emacs -Q
> > C-h r
> > g Compilation
> > Click this cross reference: `Make'. Get error:
> > "Info file make does not exist"
> You can fix it by installing the Info file for GNU make.
> That's an external reference, so of course it may fail, depending on
> whether or not you have installed the corresponding page.
> What do you think Emacs should do in this case?

Dunno. What does it usually do in such cases? Shouldn't the link show the
(external) file name, if it is a different file/manual: `(make)Make' or some

Feel free to close the bug if I'm mistaken that this is a bug.

(ccing the bug list - dunno whether you forgot to do that or meant to just reply
to me)

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