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Re: Making texi2html optional?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Making texi2html optional?
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 10:05:07 -0300

How large is texi2html?  Would it make sense to put the script into
buildscripts/ until the correct version is released?

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 5:52 AM, John Mandereau
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm afraid we might wait a release of texi2html for a while (several
> weeks).  We can't require texi2html in Lily 2.12 if it hasn't been
> officially released; OTOH Reinhold has put a lot of effort into using
> texi2html for building our docs, so we really should release 2.12. HTML
> documentation compiled with texi2html, and thus one or two 2.11.x
> releases for testing.  That's why I suggest to make texi2html optional
> in configure script, and write conditional make rules for building HTML
> docs -- the rules would be defined conditionnally like
> ifeq (,$(findstring texi2html,$(MISSING_OPTIONAL)))
> # rules using texi2html
> else
> # rules using makeinfo
> endif
> Then we could immediately merge dev/texi2html into master.  I can
> provide a patch prior to pushing if you like, but I think it's not too
> much of a burden: only texinfo-rules.make and doc-i18n-user-rules.make
> would be affected besides
> Cheers,
> John
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