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Re: emacs manuals: make docs (html) issue with the index.html output

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: emacs manuals: make docs (html) issue with the index.html output
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 16:51:22 +0900

> On Dec 22, 2021, at 16:19, Jean-Christophe Helary 
> <lists@traduction-libre.org> wrote:
>> On Dec 22, 2021, at 4:00, Gavin Smith <gavinsmith0123@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 08:30:59PM +0900, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
>>>>> When running "make docs" to produce the emacs manuals HTML sets with the 
>>>>> following options:
>>>>> HTML_OPTS = --split=chapter --html
>>>>> There are issues with the ToC files and index files in
>>>>> 1) the elisp reference set
>>>>> 2) the lisp intro set
>>>>> In both cases, the issue seems to be that the ToC is output as 
>>>>> "index.html#SEC_Contents" and is then overwritten by the index which is 
>>>>> output as "Index.html" (notice the change in case).
>>>>> The navigation HTML reads:
>>>>> [<a href="index.html#SEC_Contents" title="Table of contents" 
>>>>> rel="contents">Contents</a>][<a href="Index.html" title="Index" 
>>>>> rel="index">Index</a>]
>>>> Can you link to an online manual where the problem occurs as I couldn't 
>>>> find
>>>> one (I checked three of the emacs manuals before giving up).
>>> https://doublet.jp/gnu/
>>> https://doublet.jp/gnu/elisp/elisp.html/index.html
>>> https://doublet.jp/gnu/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.html/index.html
>>>>> It looks like (I have not checked for all the manuals) when a manual only 
>>>>> has 1 index it is output as Index.html and the ToC is output as 
>>>>> index.html, but on case-insensitive systems (macOS) the files conflict 
>>>>> and only the index is kept (presumably after overwriting the ToC).
>>>> Have you actually tested this on macOS?
>>> Yes. That's my machine.
>> I'm trying to catch up with Texinfo mail.
>> I saw the problem with the Top node not being present in the links you sent 
>> above.
>> There appears to be code to check a CASE_INSENSITIVE_FILENAMES configuration
>> value in Texinfo/Common.pm, now in set_tree_unit_file.  Could you try
>> building your manuals with texi2any -c CASE_INSENSITIVE_FILENAMES=1 and see
>> if that makes a difference?
> Thank you Gavin for looking into this.
> I've checked where the manuals creation process calls texi2any and failed to 
> find anything. It looks like makeinfo is an alias to texi2any to what I did 
> is add the option to the various makefiles:
> for ex:
> MAKEINFO_OPTS = --force --enable-encoding -I $(srcdir) -c 
> checking right now it that works...

(sorry for the crossposting, it was a "reply to all")

And, it worked beautifully :-)

Thank you for the information !


Jean-Christophe Helary @brandelune

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