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Re: configure can't find doc/

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: configure can't find doc/
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:07:42 +0100
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On Friday 17 December 2010, Adrienne Thompson wrote:
> >> Stefano and friends:
> >>
> >> I've spotted the problem. I forgot to include "doc" in the top
> >> in the SUBDIRS list.
> >>
> > I can confirm this is indeed the issue, and that it causes failures
> > also with automake 1.10.3 and automake 1.9.6.
> >
> > Glad you solved your problem, BTW.
> >
> Thank you Stefano. I wouldn't have solved it so quickly, however, had 
> you not suggested that I post the contents of my makefiles etc- so 
> thanks again.:-)
> About the dvi errors, "make" seems to need to find TEX.
Yes, that's required to make dvi, ps and pdf from texinfo inputs.

> I downloaded TEX yesterday, but it's so huge I've been contemplating
> uninstalling and haven't yet set my $PATH.
My suggestion is to install it from the Debian packages.  For me,
that has always worked like a charm.

> I thought all texinfo needed was texinfo.tex, which is in my
> build-aux directory.
Nope, that file just defines the (extensive) set of TeX macros
required to handle texinfo files.


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