bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #38865, fails with texinfo 5.1


bug #38865: fails with texinfo 5.1

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 01 May 2013 10:09:06 PM UTC  
Category: DocumentationSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: DuplicateAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Originator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.4
Operating System: Any

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Thu 02 May 2013 01:36:08 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for your report. This is a duplicate of bug #38392, which has been fixed on the development version of Octave. See the following search for the changes that were made to the manual:


The next major release of Octave will contain these fixes to the documentation sources.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Wed 01 May 2013 10:09:06 PM UTC, original submission:

the documentation cannot be processed successfully with texinfo 5.1. I am attaching a patch that makes it work. a couple of warnings are still there, but I'll leave that up to you.



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file #27991:  texinfo.patch added by None (14KiB - text/x-patch - this is a patch that makes it work (still a couple of warnings))


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 02 May 2013 01:36:08 AM UTCmtmillerStatusNone=>Duplicate
      Dependencies-=>Depends on bugs #38392
    Wed 01 May 2013 10:09:06 PM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added texinfo.patch, #27991

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