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Re: Build failure caused by a .tit file

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Build failure caused by a .tit file
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:45:24 +0300

> From: Göktuğ Kayaalp <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:03:58 +0300
> for the past couple of months I've been unable to build from the git
> repo altho following the instructions from ‘INSTALL.REPO’.

This is not a good place to report failures to build Emacs.

> and I end up with:
> ,----
> | ...
> | make[4]: Entering directory '/igk/checkouts/GNUEmacs/leim'
> |   GEN      ../lisp/leim/quail/CCDOSPY.el
> | Converting /igk/checkouts/GNUEmacs/leim/CXTERM-DIC/CCDOSPY.tit to 
> quail-package...
> | Loading macroexp.elc...
> | TIT dictionary doesn’t have body part

This error message comes from this snippet in titdic-cnv.el:

          ;; Decode the buffer contents from the encoding specified by a
          ;; value of the key "ENCODE:".
          (if (not (search-forward "\nBEGIN" nil t))
              (error "TIT dictionary doesn't have body part"))

Is it really true that CCDOSPY.tit you have has no line that begins
with "BEGIN"?  Otherwise, why doesn't the search-forward call succeed?

> I've also tried ‘make bootstrap’ with no luck, ending up here again.

Did you try "make distclean" before building?

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