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Re: Conditional info_TEXINFOS

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: Conditional info_TEXINFOS
Date: 24 May 2001 08:17:38 +1000
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Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:
> >>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:
> Kevin> I think it should create and distribute the info files
> Kevin> unconditionally, but only install (or uninstall) them under
> Kevin> WANT_FOO.
> I'd prefer not to add a special case like this.

Oh, is distributing them unconditionally a special case?  I don't see
any other way if makeinfo is not to be required when building.

> Instead try this:
>         if WANT_FOO
>         info_TEXINFOS = foo.texi
>         else
>         noinst_TEXINFOS = foo.texi
>         endif
> Unfortunately this doesn't work.

With past cvs automake I had a fudge overriding INFO_DEPS, but recent
changes to the way variables are handled have broken that.  I guess a
sub-configure in the subdirectory of interest would work.

> Could you submit a PR for this?


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