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Re: pspp 1.2.0 doc building without texinfo

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: pspp 1.2.0 doc building without texinfo
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 11:29:04 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 07:18:03PM +0000, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
> Howdy,
> I went to build PSPP 1.2.0 on the Mac without texinfo available, and it
> resulted in a build failure during doc/pspp.xml.
> xmllint (from texi2any 6.5) complained of malformed XML, while providing
> texinfo resulted in a successful build. Error was just before chapter 11
> (variable attributes):
>     /usr/bin/xmllint --output /dev/null doc/pspp.xml,tmp
>     ...
>     doc/pspp.xml,tmp:491: parser error : Opening and ending tag mismatch:
> sect2 line 453 and screen
>     </programlisting></screen>

It looks like PSPP uses xmllint only because of buggy old makeinfo
versions.  If those versions are no longer in widespread use, maybe we
can stop using xmllint.

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