Mail Archives: djgpp-workers/2003/02/11/01:17:09

Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 08:13:55 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: Esa A E Peuha <peuha AT cc DOT helsinki DOT fi>
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Subject: Re: Add @tindex for types in docs [PATCH]
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On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Esa A E Peuha wrote:

> Overkill it may be, but I really think that mkdoc would be more
> complicated if it had to output another file to pass to texinfo,
> compared to the case where mkdoc puts everything it processes into a
> single file.

What would really be nice is if mkdoc arranged things so that when 
makeinfo prints an error message, you could go directly to the offending 
line in the relevant .txh file (e.g., with Emacs's "C-x `" command), 
instead of looking up the file and line in the generated libc2.tex.

Right now, mkdoc just adds a line stating the file name from which it 
took the stuff, which at least avoids prolonged grep'ing, but it's still 
annoying (and a bit error-prone: someone who is not familiar enough with 
the build process could try fixing libc2.tex instead of the sources).

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