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Bug#773506: libflite1: build should check for texi2any

Control: tags -1 + pending


Faheem Mitha, le Fri 19 Dec 2014 15:38:51 +0530, a écrit :
> The build exits with the following error for texinfo
> 4.13a.dfsg.1-10. This is only present in more recent versions of
> texinfo. It is present in 5.2.
> (cd html; texi2any --set-customization-variable TEXI2HTML=1  --split=chapter ../flite.texi)
> /bin/sh: 1: texi2any: not found
> make[1]: *** [flite.html] Error 127
> It should possibly check for texi2anyd directly, perhaps in configure.
> This probably should be an upstream bug, but I'm filing it here
> anyway. Please forward upstream if appropriate. If I figure out how to
> file an upstream bug, I may post it upstream as well.

It's actually sorta both. See
which we introduced to migrate from texi2html to texi2any.  It happens
that upstream didn't actually checked for texi2html. But it didn't
enable the documentation generation either anyway. So in the end
it's really only a matter for Debian. I will bump the version of the
dependency to make sure to have texinfo >= 5.2. If backports are
desired, it is a matter of not applying the abovementioned patch and
putting back the texi2html dependency.


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