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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 19:21:21 +0300

> From: Göktuğ Kayaalp <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:55:30 +0300
> 
> > 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?
> 
> The line 55-57 reads
> 
> # the following line must not be removed
> BEGINDICTIONARY
> #
> 
> and manually running
> 
> M-: (search-forward "\nBEGIN" nil t)
> 
> returns 1850.  The snippet you've included when run via M-:, works as
> expected, i.e., no errors, moves to line 56, after first ‘N’.

So if you manually invoke titdic-convert on CCDOSPY.tit, it does work?
And you do all this in the same Emacs binary, probably called
bootstrap-emacs, which runs the failing command during the build?



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