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Re: make dist in doc directory

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: make dist in doc directory
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 16:02:25 +0100
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Hi Bob,

* Bob Rossi wrote on Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 03:06:34PM CET:
> I've always been under the assumption that 'make dist' would copy the
> entire directory in.

No.  See
  info Automake Dist

of a sufficiently recent Automake version (the documentation has
improved compared to older versions).

> Any ideas on what is preventing my man page from being put into the dist
> hook? An even better question is, is there something special I'm
> supposed to do with automake, to tell it I have a man page? For
> instance, shouldn't it have a special rule to install the man page when
> a 'make install' is done?

  info Automake 'Man pages'
and use
  man_MANS = cgdb.1 ..
  EXTRA_DIST = $(man_MANS)

or similar.

Hope that helps.


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