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Re: help2man

From: Bob Rossi
Subject: Re: help2man
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 06:54:09 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

> On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 08:39:44AM -0500, Bob Rossi wrote:
> >   dist_man_MANS = cgdb.1
> >   # Autogenerate the man page using help2man. This happens whenever the
> >   # user modifies either or usage.c, which contains CGDB's 
> > usage.
> >   cgdb.1: $(top_srcdir)/cgdb/src/usage.c $(top_srcdir)/
> >     help2man --output=$(top_srcdir)/doc/cgdb.1 
> > $(top_builddir)/cgdb/src/cgdb$(EXEEXT)
> you should make sure that the executable is up-to date; do something like:
> cgdb.1: $(top_srcdir)/cgdb/src/usage.c $(top_srcdir)/
>       $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) -C $(top_builddir)/cgdb/src cgdb$(EXEEXT)
>       help2man --output=$(top_srcdir)/doc/cgdb.1 
> $(top_builddir)/cgdb/src/cgdb$(EXEEXT)

O, I see. I actually build the doc/ directory after the cgdb/ directory,
however, if you cd into it, that won't be the case. Thanks.

> > AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE(cgdb, 0.6.0) macro
> Please note that this for is obsolete.  To get the best results from
> current automake & autoconf, give the version number to AC_INIT and
> call AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE without parameters (or with an option list only).
> See the fine manuals.

Wow, thanks. Either I'm getting old fast, or I did this wrong in the
first place. Thanks for the advice.

Bob Rossi

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