Alex Waugh alex at
Sat Apr 17 03:57:58 PDT 2004

In message <4080F0AF.70309 at>
          Nick Burrett <nick at> wrote:

> Alex Waugh wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I'm getting lots of similar failures when building the documentation.
> > Previously there were a couple, and they disappeared if you reran make,
> > but all the recently added files fail (I think the old ones had --force
> > in the command line). Does anyone else get these errors? I have makeinfo
> > 4.1, does that need updating?
> When I added the documentation, I tested it with makeinfo 4.2.  It 
> wouldn't surprise me if you have to upgrade.   For some reason newer 
> documents just never bother to keep compatibility with the old.

Upgrading to 4.2 has fixed things. I've added this to the
prerequisites section in the README.



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