[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use makeinfo to generate html doc for the new website
michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Sep 3 23:44:32 CEST 2014
On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 07:39:35PM -0700, Timothy Gu wrote:
> This is a new iteration of the patch that has been stalled for more than a
> month. Finally got time to work on it.
> Change since last patch:
> - Fix compilation on machines with makeinfo < 5 that don't support HTML
> texi2html is deprecated by upstream in favor of makeinfo/texi2any. See:
> - https://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/manual/texinfo/html_node/texi2html.html
> - https://wiki.debian.org/Texi2htmlTransition
> - https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/05/msg01516.html
> This is actually two separate changes. But as makeinfo and texi2html
> adopt 2 (very) different init file syntaxes, it is easier to do the two
> transitions at once.
> Based on a patch by Andreas Cadhalpun <Andreas.Cadhalpun at googlemail.com>.
> Fixes Trac ticket #3232.
> Signed-off-by: Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>
> configure | 9 ++-
> doc/Makefile | 8 +-
> doc/platform.texi | 2 +-
> doc/t2h.init | 123 ------------------------------
> doc/t2h.pm | 220 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
isnt it possible to retain texi2html support for a transition
period, that is until all major distrbutions support a recent
iam not sure how many of our users use te html documentation but
i suspect many would have to install makeinfo/texi2any from source
due to lack of distro packages if they want to build the html docs
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