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Re: say how to avoid making TeX files on installation

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: say how to avoid making TeX files on installation
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:46:49 +0200
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積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

> (info "(tramp) Installation parameters") says
>      Warnings let ‘configure’ (and the whole installation process)
>   continue, but parts of Tramp aren’t installed.  This can happen with
>   missing or wrong versions of ‘texi2dvi’ or ‘install-info’.  Here you can
>   decide yourself whether you want to renounce on the related feature
>   (‘tramp.dvi’ file for printed output, Tramp entry in Info’s ‘dir’ file),
>   or whether you want to adapt your ‘PATH’ environment variable, and rerun
>   ‘configure’.  An alternative is calling the missed parts manually later
>   on.
> Many people might not even own a paper printer etc.
> Please there say how to do
> $ BLA=xyz make
> to avoid trying to make TeX files, etc.

The paragraph above is not about calling 'make', but about warnings from
'configure'. When running 'make', Tramp avoids calls of programs, which
were not detected during 'configure'.

Best regards, Michael.

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