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Re: make error: octave 3.4.0 building from source

From: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso
Subject: Re: make error: octave 3.4.0 building from source
Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2011 09:08:10 -0500

2011/4/23 Chethan S <address@hidden>:
> I tried running ./configure and this time with LANG=C make. Still I
> encountered the same error:
> Making all in faq
> make[3]: Entering directory
> `/home/chethan/Applications/octave-3.4.0/doc/faq'
>     MAKEINFO='/bin/sh
> /home/chethan/Applications/octave-3.4.0/build-aux/missing --run makeinfo
> -I .' \
>     texi2dvi OctaveFAQ.texi
> make[3]: *** [OctaveFAQ.dvi] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/chethan/Applications/octave-3.4.0/doc/faq'
> make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/chethan/Applications/octave-3.4.0/doc'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/chethan/Applications/octave-3.4.0'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> except for "egrep: Invalid range end" which was missing!

Well, I'm mystified. There isn't an error there at all, so I wonder
what make is seeing.

At any rate, this is only about building the documentation. A bigger
workaround is to not build the documentation at all. Disable it from
the configure script.

- Jordi G. H.

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