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Re: Revision 103117 on the Emacs trunk.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Revision 103117 on the Emacs trunk.
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 04:28:05 -0500

> From: address@hidden (Peter Münster)
> Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 10:06:23 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Why not just a new target in the Makefile?
> >> "make devel-pdf" and "make devel-html" ?
> >
> > You mean, without any files to @include in the manuals?  If so, that's
> > what I suggested way back in the thread, but was told (I think by Ted)
> > that the included file allowed for more than just @set directives, and
> > that this additional flexibility, which is impossible to replace with
> > the -DFOO options to makeinfo, is anticipated to be needed in the
> > future.
> I don't know makeinfo, but I know that make can do whatever you want,
> for example:
> - create temporary file with arbitrary content (echo ... >file)
> - call makeinfo
> - remove the temporary file (or not, whatever)

You are repeating my suggestion, just in different words.  It was
rejected, so your argument is not with me.

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