build-aux/texinfo.tex in relaese tarball is old

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Tue Oct 27 20:08:27 CET 2015


build-aux/texinfo.tex as shipped in 1.6.4 (and GIT master) is pretty

% Copyright (C) 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995,
% 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
% 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

This causes problems in UTF-8 locales, at least when a current texinfo
toolchain is used. (The file gcrypt.pdf is only generated once, which
leads to a missing table of contents and undefined references within
the document, see

In Debian I will simple delete build-aux/texinfo.tex at build-time to
let the texinfo toolchain use the system-copy.

I am not sure whether this is the correct fix, but having it posted
here might be helpful anyway.

cu Andreas
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