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Re: Make is failing

From: Robert Goulding
Subject: Re: Make is failing
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2021 13:25:58 -0500

Thanks! Working again - Robert.

On Sun, Nov 7, 2021 at 12:52 PM G. Branden Robinson <g.branden.robinson@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, Robert,

At 2021-11-07T08:35:22-0500, Robert Goulding wrote:
> On Chromebook (Debian buster), make fails with:
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target 'tmac/mdoc/doc-common', needed by
> 'all-am'.  Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/robert/groff'
> make: *** [Makefile:5609: all] Error 2

This issue came up a little over a week ago on the groff@ list.


The short answer was that your Git working tree needs to be pristine,
and it somehow wasn't.  Before running this, stash/save/commit any local
changes you have.

git pull && git checkout -- . && git clean -xfd


Robert Goulding
Director, John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values;
Director, Program in History and Philosophy of Science;
Assoc. Professor, Program of Liberal Studies,
Fellow, Medieval Institute,
University of Notre Dame.

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