2.6.4 make error

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Mon Mar 16 16:51:49 CET 2009

Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> writes:

> Андрей Афонинский <elcuore at gmail.com> writes:
>> yes, the problem is:
>> # /usr/bin/makeinfo --version
>> makeinfo (GNU texinfo) 4.6
>> # /usr/local/bin/makeinfo --version
>> makeinfo (GNU texinfo) 4.11
>> thank you
>> p.s.: solved the problem by making empty Makefile in /doc
> Debugging why the manual was attempted to be re-built in the first place
> would be useful.  Maybe it is file system related, did you build this on
> NFS?  Did you do anything beyond ./configure + make?
> If you patched some source file, that may explain it -- the
> documentation is automatically generated from the source code.  If the
> source code is changed, the manual needs to be rebuilt.  So if you
> patched some source code, you may want to restore the file timestamp on
> it instead.

I tested, and patching source code in lib/ shouldn't be a problem unless
you modified lib/gnutls_errors.c.  The other texi files are only
generated if they are missing (which only happens on checkout from git).


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