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Re: compiling error

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: compiling error
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2008 11:40:05 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Jim Meyering wrote on Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 11:11:37AM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Jeph Cowan <jeph <at> ucar.edu> writes:
> >> > Making all in man
> >> >         cd .. && make  am--refresh
> >> > make: 1254-002 Cannot find a rule to create target \.x from dependencies.
> >> > Stop.
> >> > make: 1254-004 The error code from the last command is 1.
> >
> > Try using GNU make instead of the native one.
> > The  $(NO_INSTALL_PROGS_DEFAULT:%=%.x)  construct in man/Makefile.am

> I wondered about that, but that use is only
> in the definition of EXTRA_DIST:
>   EXTRA_DIST = $(man_aux) $(NO_INSTALL_PROGS_DEFAULT:%=%.x) help2man
> which is used only via "distdir".

Yeah, and GNU make failed as well for Jeph.

For me, both makes work, at least in this directory,
so I cannot reproduce the issue here.  It could help
if Jeph showed the generated man/Makefile, or inspected
it himself for weird stuff.  Please gzip large files
you send, thanks.

> Patches are always welcome ;-)

Yeah, sending them for the other stuff I found.


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