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<sneek>I've been running for 14 hours
<sneek>This system has been up 20 weeks, 6 days, 8 hours, 33 minutes
<dsmith>sneek: botsnack
<dsmith>Good news: the bot restarted
<dsmith>Bad news: the bot needed to restart...
<dsmith>Anyone knows what happened about 14 hours ago?
<dsmith>Would be about 4:50am for me (EST)
<mwette>dsmith-work: use texi2any not texi2pdf -- IIRC, there is a difference that makes 2any work where 2pdf fails
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<dsmith-work>Ok. So next question. How to get autotools to use texi2any?
<sneek>I've been running for one day and 5 hours
<sneek>This system has been up 20 weeks, 6 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes
<dsmith-work>Ok, editing the Makefile by hand to use texi2any (and remove --batch and --build-dir which texi2any doens't lile), gives lots of errors/warnings!
<dsmith-work>The errors,
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<dsmith-work>Hmm. Mostly because the @macros are not being used/defined
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<dsmith-work>Ugh! texi2any is a Perl script!
<dsmith-work>KE0VVT: Heh. Ya, I remember that.
<dsmith-work>Back in the Day, I was very happy to have Perl. Worked on DOS.
<dsmith-work>Did my invoices and time sheets with it.
<dsmith-work>(early '90s)
<dsmith-work>But I haven't touched it since.