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Re: makeinfo: whitespace around @alias equal sign

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: makeinfo: whitespace around @alias equal sign
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 13:36:32 +0300 (IDT)

On 24 Jul 2001, Kevin Ryde wrote:

> In a debian i386 packaged texinfo 4.0, it seems makeinfo doesn't
> accept whitespace around the "=" in an @alias, contrary to what the
> manual says (the "alias" node).  For example foo.texi below processed
> with
>         makeinfo foo.texi
> gets
>         foo.texi:15: Unknown command `moviecite'.
>         foo.texi:15: Misplaced {.
>         foo.texi:15: Misplaced }.

That's true: the whitespace around the `=' is significant.  I think
the manual needs to be fixed, because this is a feature: you may wish
to have the substitution text include whitespace.

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