6.53.1. Installation of Texinfo

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Sep 16 04:06:38 PDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 11:35:07AM +0200, Philippe Delavalade wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> I'm surprised to see that tests on texinfo failed ; every thing was nice
> before :-)
> 
> here is a part of the output of the command "make -k check" :
> 
> make[2]: Entering directory `/sources/texinfo-4.11/util'
> SKIP: bibtex.test
> FAIL: dvipdf.test
> SKIP: latex2html.test
> FAIL: texi2dvi.test
> ====================================
> 2 of 2 tests failed
> (2 tests were not run)
> Please report to bug-texinfo at gnu.org
> ====================================
> make[2]: *** [check-TESTS] Error 1
> ...
> make: Target `check' not remade because of errors.
> 
> What shall I do ? Can I install the package anyway ? What can be wrong ?
> 
> Thanks for help
> 
 An expected problem with 4.11 if tex is not present.  Greg Schafer
submitted fixes upstream so that these tests skip instead of
flagging a failure, so this should be fixed in 4.12 (but I haven't
tested that version).

 Go ahead and install it.

ĸen
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