Re: overcoming info build failures

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Re: overcoming info build failures

Alan Modra
On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 11:56:32AM +1100, Ben Elliston wrote:
> I tracked this build problem of mine down.  I expect others will
> experience it, too, hence this posting.  If you're building from
> clean, you won't have this problem.
>
> Mark Mitchell's @file documentation change adds a @set directive to
> gcc-vers.texi in the build directory, but that file only depends on
> DEV-PHASE and BASE-VER, so it will never be correctly rebuilt using
> the new make rule.  Just deleting it will remedy the problem.

Oh, yes, there is a similar problem when building binutils.  I found I
needed to delete ${srcdir}/gas/doc/asconfig.texi and
${srcdir}/ld/configdoc.texi.  "make clean" doesn't delete these files
for you.

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Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre