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Re: New imake config causing problems



On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 12:20:25PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> >In the Imakefile(s), change:
> >
> >ComplexProgramTarget()
> >
> >to
> >
> >ComplexProgramTargetNoMan()
> >
> >Alternatively, write a manual page for the binary.
> 
> That's the really annoying thing about this, though - the binaries in
> question have man pages that worked just fine with the previous imake
> setup. It seems that there has been a spec change of some sort here...

Yes.  David Dawes changed imake so that manpages could be preprocessed.
This is actually a good thing.  Ultimately it will enable us to get rid
of the stupid "<XRoot>" relic that appears in so many X manpages.

If the program in question was doing something subtle and/or clever, it
might be worthwhile to mail <xpert@xfree86.org> and ask for the best way
to handle it.

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