> I think $(wildcard) used to sort but in recent GNU make it no longer
> does, so this is probably a good change.
> Do we need to explicitly sort the api-index as well? $(API_DOCS) is
> fed to the script that reads filenames one at a time in the given
> order, but I do not see anybody asking for a sorted list while
> producing that list. The result looks to be sorted in my build
> farm with GNU make 3.82, but that could be by accident.
$(API_DOCS) is not fed to api-index.sh; it's only in the dependencies.
api-index.sh uses "ls api-*.txt" internally which produces a correct sorting.
Unifying api-index.sh and howto-index.sh is on my todo list ...
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