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bug #31992: building text2html as a package requires root privileges

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Submitted on:  Mon 27 Dec 2010 07:44:47 PM UTC  
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Mon 27 Dec 2010 07:44:47 PM UTC, original submission:

We have texi2html as a package in pkgsrc.org. In order to build it without root privileges, the following patch has to be applied:

It would be nice if you incorporated it in your source tree.

--- test/Makefile.in.orig 2010-12-27 18:55:02.000000000 +0000
+++ test/Makefile.in
@@ -705,7 +705,7 @@ all-checks: check long-check
for dir in $(htmlxref_cnf_tests); do \
$(mkdir_p) $$dir/.texinfo/ ; \
- ${INSTALL_DATA} $(srcdir)/$$dir/htmlxref.cnf $$dir/.texinfo/ ; \
+ cp -p $(srcdir)/$$dir/htmlxref.cnf $$dir/.texinfo/ ; \




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