[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use makeinfo to generate html doc for the new website

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Aug 24 01:16:34 CEST 2014

On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 02:23:07PM -0700, Timothy Gu wrote:
> texi2html is deprecated by upstream in favor of makeinfo/texi2any. See:
> - https://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/manual/texinfo/html_node/texi2html.html
> - https://wiki.debian.org/Texi2htmlTransition
> - https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/05/msg01516.html
> This is actually two separate changes. But as makeinfo and texi2html
> adopt 2 (very) different init file syntaxes, it is easier to do the two
> transitions at once.
> Based on a patch by Andreas Cadhalpun <Andreas.Cadhalpun at googlemail.com>.
> Fixes Trac ticket #3232.
> Signed-off-by: Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>

breaks build on ubuntu 12.04

makeinfo: unrecognized option '--init-file=./doc/t2h.pm'
Try `makeinfo --help' for more information.
makeinfo: unrecognized option '--init-file=./doc/t2h.pm'
Try `makeinfo --help' for more information.
make: *** [doc/ffmpeg-utils.html] Error 1
make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
make: *** [doc/ffplay.html] Error 1
HTML    doc/ffserver.html
HTML    doc/ffprobe-all.html

also mac OSX 10.9.4 seems to only have makeinfo 4.8, or at least thats
whats installed on the box i looked at

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