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Re: config.status has been broken by issue 5780 "Accept GUILE 2 without

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: config.status has been broken by issue 5780 "Accept GUILE 2 without extra configure options"
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 10:37:28 +0100 (CET)

>>> Is there anybody who recently built with a non-system version of
>>> Guile-1.8 intentionally?
>> I do this all the time.
> So how did you do it last week?

I updated my build script, see below.  Note that I install texi2html
1.82 and guile 1.8.8 in `/uar/local/opt`.

>> Usually, I try to insist on good documentation if people implement
>> stuff differently.  This time it slipped my attention that
>> Han-Wen's changes w.r.t. pkg-config are not properly described.
> In this case, I don't think it is sufficient to add documentation
> somewhere (though necessary).  People also need to get guided there
> instead of stealthily making previously working options do nothing.

As I said: I believe the proper action is to make LilyPond's
`configure` script emit a warning if it finds GUILE_CONFIG set.



  # Right now, LilyPond *must* use ancient texi2html 1.82, since its
  # heavily customized initialization script doesn't work with newer
  # versions.

  # for texi2html 1.82
  export PATH=/usr/local/opt/bin:$PATH

  # for guile 1.8.8
  export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/opt/lib64/pkgconfig

  ./ \
    --disable-optimising \
    --with-texgyre-dir=... \

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