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Re: [help-texinfo] error compiling texi to dvi, conflicting names with t
Re: [help-texinfo] error compiling texi to dvi, conflicting names with texinfo.tex?
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:23:40 +0100
Gavin Smith wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 12:12:20PM +0100, Marco Maggi wrote:
>> Mh... I think I got it: it is the "_" in the flag name.
> Indeed, and this is documented in the '@set @value' node of the Texinfo
While I understand why TeX and friends complain, it is an "unexpected"
limitation when writing a Texinfo document; even GNU Automake breaks the
rule by defining UPDATED-MONTH, in which the hyphen character is
I wonder if it would be too much work to add code that prints a
warning when a dangerous flag name is used.
The best improvement, IMHO, would be to transform the flag names by
normalising them before handing them to the underlying formatter.