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From:Paul DuBois Date:October 6 1999 10:22pm
Subject:Re: Problem compiling GPL MySQL
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At 2:11 AM -0500 10/5/99, Jeff McDonald wrote:
>Hi everyone.  Hope I am not repeating something known here, but I have
>searched through the mailing archives and didn't see anything about this
>one...
>
>I am trying to compile MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a on a system with RedHat 6.0
>installed.  I have also tried with RH 5.2 and a friend tried with either
>Mandrake or SuSE (not sure which, they have both).  All systems give the
>same results...
>
>After a few tries with custom installs of the OS I decided to just do an
>"install everything" from the CD.
>
>What happens is when I run "make" (after ./configure) the following errors
>occur:
>
>[root@jeffhome /MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a]# make
>make all-recursive
>make[1]: Entering directory `/MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a'
>Making all in FAQs
>make[2]: Entering directory `/MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a/FAQs'
>makeinfo --no-headers --no-split --output mysql-faq.txt mysql-faq.texi
>mysql-faq.texi:966: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:969: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:972: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:975: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:1164: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:1281: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:1394: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:1430: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2039: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2138: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2141: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2681: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not C.
>mysql-faq.texi:2713: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2722: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:2730: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:3159: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:3549: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:3562: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>mysql-faq.texi:3569: `.' or `,' must follow cross reference, not @.
>makeinfo: Removing output file `mysql-faq.txt' due to errors; use --force to
>pr.
>make[2]: *** [mysql-faq.txt] Error 2
>make[2]: Leaving directory `/MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a/FAQs'
>make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/MySQL_GPL-3.20.32a'
>make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
>
>I have tired removing references to mysql-faq.texi in the Makefile.in, but
>I'm at a loss as far as fixing this goes.  Anyone seen this before or have
>any ideas?


This happens when an @xref{} macro isn't followed by a period or comma.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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