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sr #108946: make: making for documentaton breaks (etex/texi2dvi)

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Tue 30 Aug 2016 08:03:55 PM UTC, comment #1:

The error messages you report have nothing to do with the texinfo documentation of BBDB. Instead, they suggest to me that something is broken in your tex installation. Can you create the texinfo documentation for any other packages?

Roland Winkler <winkler>
Project Administrator
Mon 28 Dec 2015 01:59:46 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi, I tried to build the bbdb. After configuring: the "make" fails for the
documentation, flagging a number of errors. the first one is:

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Making all in doc
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/msteffen/Collectionofreposes/bbdb-git/doc'
TEXINPUTS=".:$TEXINPUTS" \
MAKEINFO='/bin/sh /home/msteffen/Collectionofreposes/bbdb-git/missing makeinfo -I .' \
texi2dvi --pdf --batch --build-dir=bbdb.t2p -o bbdb.pdf \
bbdb.texi
/usr/bin/texi2dvi: texinfo.tex appears to be broken:
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev)
restricted \write18 enabled.
I can't find the format file `etex.fmt'!

kpathsea: Running mktexfmt etex.fmt
fmtutil: running `pdftex -ini -jobname=etex -progname=etex -translate-file=cp227.tcx *etex.ini' ...
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Afterwards (perhaps a subsequent error):

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/patterns/tex/hyph-en-us.te
x))
! Missing number, treated as zero.
<to be read again>
\chardef
<to be read again>
\rhm@farsi
\addlanguage ...\chardef \csname rhm@#1\endcsname
=#5 \uselanguage {#1}\inpu...
l.89 \addlanguage{farsi}{zerohyph.tex}{}{}{}

?
! Emergency stop.
<to be read again>
\chardef
<to be read again>
\rhm@farsi
\addlanguage ...\chardef \csname rhm@#1\endcsname
=#5 \uselanguage {#1}\inpu...
l.89 \addlanguage{farsi}{zerohyph.tex}{}{}{}

No pages of output.
Transcript written on etex.log.
Error: `pdftex -ini -jobname=etex -progname=etex -translate-file=cp227.tcx *etex.ini' failed

###############################################################################
fmtutil: Error! Not all formats have been built successfully.
Visit the log files in directory
/home/msteffen/.texlive2013/texmf-var/web2c
for details.
###############################################################################

This is a summary of all `failed' messages:
`pdftex -ini -jobname=etex -progname=etex -translate-file=cp227.tcx *etex.ini' failed
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Any suggestions what is wrong? Note that doing

tex bbdb.texi

works fine. Note also that in latex, I can use the etex-class (but I don't
know if that's related to tex/texinfo).

Thanks, Martin

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