libXfont 1.4.2 build issue

Gaetan Nadon memsize at
Thu Jun 24 15:52:21 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 14:40 -0400, Marty Jack wrote:

> to read doc/fontlib.html and moreover it appears none of what is
> generated is installed anywhere.

Correct, that's the choice of the original author as it is considered
"developer's documentation". But that is a separate discussion.

> I suggest the following patch to discontinue generating the .txt
> version entirely.

An alternative is to skip the documentation in text format when the
dependencies are missing (either lynx, links or w3m).

I have posted a patch. You can apply the libXfont patches, and then, to
minimize disruption on your system, you can copy/paste the util-macros
new code in libXfont Reset version number requested from
1.10 to 1.6.

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