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Re: missing help2man

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: missing help2man
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 07:30:55 +0100 (CET)

>     Instead, it is a run-time requirement caused by the
>     --enable-mainter switch.
> I was not aware that --enable-maintainer-mode has anything to do
> with help2man.

Mhmm, I'm probably wrong: It doesn't hurt that dependencies to create
man pages are active even in a normal build (since those man page are
always there).

> I still believe that the fix for this, if there is one, belongs in
> missing and/or automake, not texinfo.

What about having a prerequisite for all man pages: If help2man is
found, and --enable-maintainer-mode is active, simply delete *all* man
pages before rebuilding them.


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