Subject: Re: wip/gtypist and missing makeinfo error
To: Ja'far Railton <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/23/2007 17:54:36
On Wed, 23 May 2007, Ja'far Railton wrote:

> When building gtypsit I get the following error:
> >>>>
> touch elc-stamp
> WARNING: Warnings can be ignored. :-)
> if test no != no; then  set x;  list='gtypist-mode.el'; for p in $list; do  if test -f "$p"; then d=; else d="./"; fi;  set x "$@" "$d$p"; shift;  done;  shift;  EMACS=no /bin/sh ../elisp-comp "$@" || exit 1;  else : ; fi
> touch elc-stamp
> Making all in doc
> Updating version.texi
> /usr/obj/pkgsrc/wip/gtypist/work/.tools/bin/makeinfo   -I .  -o `test -f 'gtypist.texi' || echo './'`gtypist.texi
> WARNING: `makeinfo' is missing on your system.  You should only need it if
>          you modified a `.texi' or `.texinfo' file, or any other file
>          indirectly affecting the aspect of the manual.  The spurious
>          call might also be the consequence of using a buggy `make' (AIX,
>          DU, IRIX).  You might want to install the `Texinfo' package or
>          the `GNU make' package.  Grab either from any GNU archive site.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> make: stopped in /usr/obj/pkgsrc/wip/gtypist/work/gtypist-2.7/doc
> *** Error code 1

> But /usr/bin/makeinfo exists and I haven't modified anything - docs or
> otherwise.
> Any idea what's wrong?

Maybe your pkgsrc/wip/gtypist/Makefile needs:

USE_TOOLS+=	makeinfo

(Then do a "make clean".)

  Jeremy C. Reed