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Re: MSVC/Win32: building the documentation

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: MSVC/Win32: building the documentation
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 11:02:31 -0500

On 29-Oct-2006, Michael Goffioul wrote:

| John W. Eaton a écrit :
| > No, I didn't make any changes.  I just agreed that problems like this
| > should be fixed.
| >
| > You're telling me there is a problem with spaces, but I don't
| > understand precisely what the problem is, so I don't know exactly what
| > it is that needs to be fixed.
| >   
| In my case, the octave source are located in a dir with spaces in it; 
| hence "top_srcdir" and
| "builddir" contain both spaces. The 2 first assigment statements fail 
| already:
| top_srcdir=/c/Document and Settings/and/so/on
| builddir=/c/Document and Settings/and/so/on
| leads to the shell trying to execute "and". If I enclose the 2 dirs into 
| double-quotes, assigments
| succeeds, but then the problem appears in the "find" execution: the 
| "dirs" variable contains again
| the spaces. I didn't farer than that.

I don't see a simple solution for this problem.  I don't have time to
work on it but I'd consider a patch.


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