GNU bug report logs - #7994
make distcheck fails when latex is not installed

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Package: automake; Reported by: Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues@HIDDEN>; dated Sun, 6 Feb 2011 22:12:01 UTC; Maintainer for automake is bug-automake@HIDDEN.

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From: Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues@HIDDEN>
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Subject: make distcheck fails when latex is not installed
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In a package with a texinfo file, distcheck fails when LaTeX is not
installed.  Instead, it should exit 63(?).

The fact that distcheck runs 'make dvi' is not documented.

(From Jose; please correct me if I cited this wrongly now.)

Thanks,
Ralf




Acknowledgement sent to Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues@HIDDEN>:
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