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Re: [git 17e68b85] make error in documentation

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: [git 17e68b85] make error in documentation
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 02:47:22 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 2009-08-18, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> [git 17e68b85]
> `make doc' fails with
>   ...
>   convert annotated-demo.svg out-www/annotated-demo.png
>   convert: Must specify image size `/tmp/magick-XXqtAIPz'.
>   convert: missing an image filename `out-www/annotated-demo.png'.
>   make[3]: *** [out-www/annotated-demo.png] Error 1
> This is `convert' from ImageMagick 6.4.3.
> It seems that (a) either `convert' or the file has some problems (but
> inkscape loads it without problems) and (b) that it has been forgotten
> to add a PNG version of this file.
> [Shouldn't the SVG->PNG Makefile rule be disabled, and perhaps moving
> the SVG images to a separate directory?  Or do you `touch' the PNG
> files in advance to avoid execution of the rule in case there are file
> creation time issues during checking out a git repository?]

We are now converting the SVG files to PNG images during the build

My guess is that the `touch' method would fix it, since I built the
documentation from scratch a couple of hours ago without problems.


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