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Re: [ITP] d 1.2.0
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gerrit at familiehaase dot de>
- To: YSelkowitz at netscape dot net (Yaakov Selkowitz)
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 11:51:08 +0200
- Subject: Re: [ITP] d 1.2.0
- Organization: Esse keine toten Tiere
- References: <7DEEC3CB.08F39C90.0CE3B6DD@netscape.net>
- Reply-to: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gerrit at familiehaase dot de>
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> Lapo Luchini wrote:
>> In the "usual" case you have to carefully modify... nothing.
>> Actually if script version is equal to source tar, most of the work should
>> be done automatically.
>> (it is, in most of my packages)
> OK, so I tried just that. The script seemed to work fine through
> patch, configure, and make in src dir. But when make was in doc dir,
> it choked. The problem is that the d.1 man pages are created through
> help2man (a perl script which is included in the doc dir of the
> vanilla source). Apparently the script didn't know that, and it
> didn't copy help2man to the .build/doc dir, so make exited with
> errors. Also, there are info pages, but make didn't get that far, so
> I don't know what will happen then. Could you help me out with this?
That is meant by 'modifying carefully'.
Add copying help2man to ./build/doc to the configure() part in the
script. Or start maintaining help2man at first, push in the netrelease
and modify the source (Makefile.in) of d to use the system help2man;-)
Little hint, the package is ready and just waiting to be adopted by a