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Re: [Groff] Re: Info versus man

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Re: Info versus man
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 22:28:51 +0200 (CEST)

> Would it be difficult to add a --without-texinfo configure option,
> or even check for the right version of texinfo during the configure
> phase?  To me, that seems to be the best of both worlds; build the
> PDF when you can, and skip it (without aborting make) when you
> can't.

I don't see a reason to do this.  groff.pdf isn't built automatically,
you have to explicitly say

  make groff.pdf

within the `doc' directory.

Am I missing something?  For building the info files you need the
`texinfo' package but no TeX, and this is a developer's prerequisite I
won't drop.


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