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Re: [groff] Release Candidate 1.22.3.rc1

From: Bertrand Garrigues
Subject: Re: [groff] Release Candidate 1.22.3.rc1
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:48:56 +0100
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On Sat, Feb 17 2018 at 03:43:53 PM, Colin Watson <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 12:40:57PM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
>> Hi Bertrand,
>> >   git clone
>> >   cd groff
>> >   git checkout 1.22.3.rc1
>> >   ./bootstrap
>> ./bootstrap fails here.  autoconf 2.69-11 on Ubuntu 17.10.  It seems
>> ./configure has unexpanded m4 macros.
> This should just be a matter of amending INSTALL.REPO (and maybe
> doc/ to note that you need pkg-config installed in order
> to run ./bootstrap (because the .m4 file it ships must be available to
> autoconf).

I'll add a check on the presence of pkg-config in m4/groff.m4 and update
the doc.  It should be documented in INSTALL.extra rather then
INSTALL.REPO as INSTALL.REPO described the specificities of buildin from



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