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Re: a2ps: manpages fail to build

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: a2ps: manpages fail to build
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:14:48 +0200
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Nikita Karetnikov <address@hidden> skribis:

>> It invokes /missing instead of $top_srcdir/build-aux/missing.
>>> I added ‘help2man’, but it didn’t help.
>> Could you check the configure log for clues?
>> Also, can you check the makefiles to see how it’s supposed to build the
>> man pages?
> It just needed Perl.


>>>> Rather use (substitute* (find-files "." ".*") ...) if that works.
>> Too much time?  But it succeeds?
> Sorry, I was thinking about a different command.  Yours fails with
> “string contains #\nul character.”  May I stick to the list of files
> instead of using ‘find-files’?

Hmm yes, but it looks really long, and thus hard to maintain.  Can’t it
be reduced?

> Now, 20 of 25 tests failed.  Tests are written in Ksh, not Bash, so I’ll
> try to package it first.

Forgive my ignorance, but is Ksh somehow compatible with tcsh (tcsh is
already packaged)?


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