makeinfo missing warning in

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 4 07:39:38 PDT 2005


On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Albert wrote:

> Ken Moffat wrote:
>> On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Albert wrote:
>> 
>>> LFS 6.1/5.6. Glibc-2.3.4

>>> Is this important?
>> 
>>
>>  No, it's only a warning.  At least some versions of the book mention this 
>> warning, but maybe not on this page.
>
> My book had the warning for msgfmt, but not for autoconfig or makeinfo.
>
  Fair enough.

>>> I see no makeinfo in the LFS tarballs.  Is it known by another name also?
>>
>>  It's part of texinfo.
>
> Ah, thank you. Any warning that can be eliminated by simply installing addt'l 
> software is a good thing for me, especially when the warning is accompanied 
> by the phrase "some features will be disabled."
>
  In this case, probably of doubtful value - with it installed, your 
chapter 5 builds before texinfo will make/install the info pages into 
/tools.

Ken
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