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bug #38978: make fails in doc/interpreter with texinfo 4.8 ( leq )

Submitted by:  Clemens <clemens1509>
Submitted on:  Mon 13 May 2013 02:01:22 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Wont Fix Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Clemens1509 Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  3.6.4 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 18 Jun 2013 03:55:34 AM UTC, comment #3:

Unfortunately, this won't get fixed. Our documentation is written using valid Texinfo macros, such as @leq. If older versions of Texinfo are not recognizing it then I would use the --disable-docs configure option as suggested.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 14 May 2013 06:35:42 AM UTC, comment #2:

rpm -q texinfo
texinfo-4.8-14.el5

Anonymous
Mon 13 May 2013 07:11:28 PM UTC, comment #1:

This is a known problem, I'm tempted to label this as won't fix, but sticking to confirmed for now. I'm assuming you have texinfo 4.8 on RHEL 5 or equivalent, right? Easily worked around by building and using a newer version of GNU texinfo (4.12 or higher). Or configure with --disable-docs if you don't need to build Octave's documentation.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Mon 13 May 2013 02:01:22 PM UTC, original submission:
Clemens <clemens1509>

 

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file #28075:  make.log.gz added by clemens1509 (1KiB - application/x-gzip)

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    Tue 18 Jun 2013 03:55:34 AM UTC rik5 StatusConfirmed => Wont Fix
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    Mon 13 May 2013 07:11:28 PM UTC mtmiller StatusNone => Confirmed
        Summarymake fails in doc/interpreter ( leq ) => make fails in doc/interpreter with texinfo 4.8 ( leq )
    Mon 13 May 2013 02:01:22 PM UTC clemens1509 Attached File- => Added make.log.gz, #28075

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