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Re: Org merging [was Re: next pretest]

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Org merging [was Re: next pretest]
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:52:47 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

> Org needs these programs for bootstrapping a release into a
> package (the GNU versions if there are alternatives):
>  emacs makeinfo make rm ln install tar echo find git

So, IIUC the main work is to build the manual from the Texinfo source?
That's a common need, indeed.

Currently, we do have all the other tools installed on that VM.

> The use of make implies sh (any POSIXy shell will do) and makeinfo and
> git have (extensive) further dependencies.  For the reference card and
> manual you'd need PDFLaTeX as well.

I tend to think these can be built by the end user instead of including
it in the tarball.


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