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Re: BOUNCE address@hidden: Non-member submission from ["Derek R. Pri
Raja R Harinath
Re: BOUNCE address@hidden: Non-member submission from ["Derek R. Price" <address@hidden>]
19 Dec 2000 16:23:14 -0600
Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.0.93
"Derek R. Price" <address@hidden> writes:
> Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> > address@hidden writes:
> > > Assuming I have a texinfo.tex & a pdftexinfo.tex, both in '.', is there
> > > some command that will allow 'texi2dvi foo.texi' and 'texi2dvi --pdf
> > > foo.texi' to each find the appropriate texinfo.tex?
> > surely the simpler answer is to put pdftexinfo.tex into the
> > texmf/pdftex tree, and call it texinfo.tex?
> Actually, yeah, and that was my solution, but I was trying to help out the
> Automake folks who got me into this mess in the first place. :)
> Basically, the issue is that the GNU coding standards state that the
> texinfo.tex you built your docs with should be included with a source
> distribution so that an end user is sure to be able to build your docs too.
> So Automake attempts to force this issue and copy its texinfo.tex into any
> directory where docs are built unless it is overridden. Unfortunately, if
> you are attempting to build both PDFs and other types of output in the same
> directory from the same source files, this would disable either the building
> of PDFs or it would disable everything else.
Actually, new versions of texinfo.tex from ftp.gnu.org seem to not
need a special pdftexinfo.tex.
Raja R Harinath ------------------------------ address@hidden
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