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Re: texinfo problem

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: texinfo problem
Date: 29 May 2001 12:06:49 -0300
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On May 29, 2001, Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote:

>>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Oliva <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I've noticed that if you try to build a texi file that has an error
>>> you get a warning from the `missing' program:

Alexandre> Presumably missing should check, when the execution of a
Alexandre> program fails, whether the program can be found in the PATH
Alexandre> or not, and only report its warning if it finds the program
Alexandre> is indeed missing.

> Right now AM_MISSING_PROG looks like this:

I was not thinking of AM_MISSING_PROG, but of the missing script

Currently, we have:

case "$1" in
  # Try to run requested program, and just exit if it succeeds.
  "$@" && exit 0

My suggestion is to add a PATH search for $1 right after this command,
and just bail out if we find it, without getting a chance to print the

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