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Re: Which component controls ?

From: Jeffrey Walton
Subject: Re: Which component controls ?
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2018 09:24:48 -0500

On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 7:45 AM, Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> Jeffrey Walton <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Jeffrey Walton <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> I'm trying to update Autoconf and Automake on an old CentOS system.
>>>> The build is failing with:
>>>>   MAKEINFO doc/
>>>> /home/scripts/automake-1.15.1/lib/missing: line 81: makeinfo: command not 
>>>> found
>>>> ...
>>> Documentation is already "built" in distributed releases so unless you
>>> are modifying the ".texi" sources, 'makeinfo' shouldn't be required by
>>> the build process.
>> Maybe autoreconf is doing it. I need to use it on a lot of older
>> systems, like CentOS 5 or my PowerMac G5.
>> I use the old iron for testing. Most of the software is out of date.
>>> Are you build from a tarball or the Git development repository?
>> I'm using the latest release tarball. It is
> Indeed the 'autoreconf' step might be the issue.  When building from a
> release tarball the build/install process should only be "./configure &&
> make && make install".  See the INSTALL file for more detailed
> information.

This worked well. It was run after configure.

sed -e 's|^MAKEINFO =*|MAKEINFO = true|g' Makefile > Makefile.fixed
mv Makefile.fixed Makefile


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