On Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:19:22 -0700 (PDT)
"Yves S. Garret" <yoursurrogate...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've run the following commands (which I found in INSTALL) and the
> error that I got is shown below the commands:
> $ make prefix=/usr all doc info ;
> $ make prefix=/usr install install-doc install-html install-info ;
> DB2TEXI user-manual.texi
> /bin/sh: line 1: docbook2x-texi: command not found
> make: *** [user-manual.texi] Error 127
> make: Leaving directory
> `/home/ashvets/git-learning/git/Documentation' make: ***
> [install-info] Error 2
> I'm doing this in Cygwin. What's the docbook2x-texi command and how
> can I get it?
> Now I'm just confused...
Judging from the .texi extension and the name of the failing program, I
suppose it's intended to generate the GNU Texinfo documentation from
asciidoc sources, Git uses for documentation.
Most probably you do not need this, so I'd pick one of two routes:
1) Study the Git makefile(s) and just disable building the target for
preparing Texinfo manuals, if such a target exists.
2) Create a symlink /usr/local/bin/docbook2x-texi pointing to /bin/true
or create a script /usr/local/bin/docbook2x-texi which would do
noting and just exit successfully, and try running
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