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bug #60411: build: might be nice to warn if epstool not found, similar to ghostscript

Submitter:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted:  Sat 17 Apr 2021 08:14:38 PM UTC
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * GNU/Linux
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Sat 17 Apr 2021 08:14:38 PM UTC, original submission:  

When building Octave from hg, the epstool command is required to build the images that go into the user manual. This is similar to the way that ghostscript is used under the hood by some print commands. It might be nice to show a warning just like we do for ghostscript if the user runs configure and epstool is not in PATH. Basically a copy/paste of the ghostscript warning.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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