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patch #9464: texinfo errors/warnings will set status flag

Submitted by:  Colin Macdonald <cbm>
Submitted on:  Sat 14 Oct 2017 04:58:33 PM UTC  
Category:  Core : other Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

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Sat 14 Oct 2017 04:58:33 PM UTC, original submission:

Previously, we called "makeinfo --force" so we returned at least partial
output even from misformed texinfo. However, it wasn't possible to
determine that an error had occured because "status" was not set.
Instead we call makeinfo normally, and if there was an error, we process
a second time with --force.

  • _makeinfo_.m: set status non-zero if makeinfo gave errors/warnings

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-10-14 cbm Attached File- => Added makeinfo_set_status_on_error.patch, #42146
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