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Re: Texinfo docs/target

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Andreas Seltenreich <andreas+pg(at)gate450(dot)dyndns(dot)org>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Texinfo docs/target
Date: 2006-10-03 21:13:24
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Patch applied.  Thanks.


Andreas Seltenreich wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > Andreas Seltenreich wrote:
> >> Now I'm wondering, if it'd be worth fixing the index and some minor
> >> encoding deficiencies (e.g. medium-length dashes end up as
> >> "[mdash]"), and adding Autoconf support in order to make it a proper
> >> target.
> >
> > We probably won't ship it with the default distribution, but I don't see 
> > any harm in at least providing build support for it initially.
> The index seems to work with more recent versions of DB2X, and the
> apparent encoding problems turned out to be an overlook in the
> postgres.xml target.
> I had to run makeinfo with the --no-validate option, mostly because
> the info design doesn't allow duplicate node names.  However, it
> doesn't seem to impair navigation besides addressing nodes by name,
> and since most of the duplicate names are nodes like "Changes" in the
> release notes section, I don't think it will be more of a nuisance
> than being unable to look up Pi in the index...
> I figured adding autoconf support for db2x/info wouldn't be very wise
> as long as the experimental postgres.xml target the new rules depend
> on doesn't have any either.
> Patch attached.
> regards,
> andreas

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