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Re: Suggestion for CG - make targets section

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: Suggestion for CG - make targets section
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:45:03 -0600

On 8/17/10 2:24 PM, "Trevor Daniels" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Ian Hulin wrote Tuesday, August 17, 2010 7:45 PM
>> I'm just recovering from building and testing my first docs patch
>> *{s\h/u\d/d\e/r\}*.  As I didn't know any better, I had to resort
>> to
>> doing make doc and make doc-clean while developing the patch.
>> Firstly, what's the grown-up doc developer's way of this without
>> having
>> to kick off your make doc run and then leave it going overnight
>> every
>> time you notice a typo in the doc source?
> I've found that most of the doc files can be compiled separately to
> an
> html file in around 1-2 minutes.  All you need is to pass them
> through
> lilypond-book and texi2html.  A bit of fiddling is needed to get the
> various macros in the right place, and to get the libraries in the
> right
> order, but it's not too difficult to put a script together.  This
> gives you
> a quick way of checking the texinfo syntax and the appearance in
> html - all you need while writing docs.

PLEASE add an example of your script to the CG, or post it on -devel, or add
it to scripts/auxiliar!

This would be a great help!



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