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Re: Emacspeak 37 Fails to Build on ArchLinux



Don't think this is unique to ArchLinux as I got the rest of the
package to build and after my little hack to the Makefile, the Arch
package build script worked OK.  It's just the info pages weren't
complete due to the real errors.

I guess I will undertake the texinfo fixes to see if I can clear up
the errors and warnings so it will build properly and completely
without Makefile hacks.

If we have fixes to submit, how is best way to do this? should I just
send to the list here or what?

On 3/20/13, Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> wrote:
> Steve Holmes writes:
>  > Still looking for how to fix the info target to build correctly
>  > though.  I could mess around with the texinfo pages and see if I can
>  > correct the errors myself and provide a patch or something but I know
>  > little about texinfo let alone track down someone else's text bugs.
>  >
>
> Sounds like an excellent learning opportunity for you there Steve :-)
>
> Seriously though, from your explination, I suspect the problem is quite
> trivial
> and won't be difficult to locate. I don't think we have many arch linux
> users,
> so your contribution to fixing this, in addition to being very appreciated,
> may
> be the only fix we get. Therefore, I hope and encourage you to give it a try
> -
> at the very least, it will mean you avoid the same hack next time you have
> to
> update.
>
> I personally don't bother doing make install. I run emacspeak from the
> build
> directory and just add the info files to my info path. To be hones, it has
> been
> years since I've even looked at the info files for emacspeak.
>
> Tim
>
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