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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] 2005-06-09; `make' tries to run texi2dvi now on Window

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] 2005-06-09; `make' tries to run texi2dvi now on Windows
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 15:14:53 +0200
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* David Kastrup (2005-06-13) writes:

> Christian Schlauer <address@hidden> writes:
>> ,----[ make ]
>> | (cd doc ; make auctex)
>> | make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/i/auctex/auctex-20050610-a/doc'
>> | /usr/bin/texi2dvi auctex.texi
>> | This is e-TeX, Version 3.141592-2.2 (MiKTeX 2.4)
>> | entering extended mode
>> | ! I can't find file `\cygdrive\i\auctex\auctex-20050610-a\doc\auctex.texi'.
>> | <*> .../i/auctex/auctex-20050610-a/doc/auctex.texi
>> | 
>> | Please type another input file name:
>> `----

IIRC Franz reported the same error.  It looks like texi2dvi of Cygwin
calls tex of MikTeX and passes a file name which can only be seen by
Cygwin and not by MikTeX.

> This means that the Makefile fires in order to generate auctex.dvi
> from auctex.texi.  I don't think that the normal run of "make" should
> produce a dvi file.  We don't install dvi files as part of the tree,
> and so we should not create it.  If we chose to have it as part of the
> regular installation, then it should already be present in the
> tarball premade, like auctex.info is.  So this would appear to be a
> bug in the targets.
> I'll take a look at how to fix this.

You will probably just have to remove the .dvi dependencies in the
`auctex' and `preview' targets in doc/Makefile.in.


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