Build Question RE: svn5158

Tom Pegios tomp at
Mon Sep 7 15:48:29 CEST 2009

John W. Moore III wrote:
> - gpg control packet
> Attempting to Build svn5158 with the MSYS/MinGW Environment I came up
> short with an Error I haven't seen before.
> In the doc Directory the line below caused the Build process to Fail.
> gnupg1.texi :4: @include 'version.texi' : No such file or directory
> followed by 4 lines of WARNINGS then stopping with
> makeinfo : Removing output file '' due to errors ; use
> --force to preserve
> There were also 2 recursive Errors preceded by [make]
> Since this one is new to Me and of course I am only interested in the
> executables and not any documentation I am asking if anyone here can
> offer some Good Orderly Direction or can 'school' Me as to what I have
> done wrong.
> JOHN ;)
> Timestamp: Sunday 06 Sep 2009, 16:10  --400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Hi John

In doc\gnupg1.texi change line 4 from:

@include 'version.texi
@c include 'version.texi

The 'c' after '@' changes the line to a comment (and fixes your problem)

That is the quick and dirty fix if you don't need any documentation.


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