Subject: misc/21931: makeinfo should be updated
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/19/2003 22:41:10
>Number:         21931
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       makeinfo should be updated
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          support
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jun 19 12:42:00 UTC 2003
>Originator:     Ben Elliston
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6.1
Wasabi Systems, Inc.
System: NetBSD namadgi 1.6.1 NetBSD 1.6.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Apr 8 12:05:52 UTC 2003 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
makeinfo (from the GNU texinfo package) says it is version 4.0 (circa 1999).
The latest version is 4.2 and there are non-trivial changes between these two and the format of .texinfo files they process.
Unless there is any reason to keep version 4.0, can we upgrade to the latest
stable release?