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Last change on this file since c2d2342 was c2d2342, checked in by Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>, 13 months ago

Update test results for several packages.

Most of the changes were removing documentation of failed tests
that no longer fail.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-m4" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="m4.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>m4</productname>
13 <productnumber>&m4-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&m4-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>M4-&m4-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-m4">
20 <primary sortas="a-M4">M4</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The M4 package contains a macro processor.</para>
27
28 <segmentedlist>
29 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
30 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
31
32 <seglistitem>
33 <seg>&m4-fin-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&m4-fin-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of M4</title>
42<!--
43 <para>First, make some fixes required by glibc-2.28 and later:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i 's/IO_ftrylockfile/IO_EOF_SEEN/' lib/*.c
46echo "#define _IO_IN_BACKUP 0x100" >> lib/stdio-impl.h</userinput></screen>
47-->
48 <para>Prepare M4 for compilation:</para>
49
50<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
51
52 <para>Compile the package:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
55
56 <para>To test the results, issue:</para>
57
58<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
59
60 <para>One test, test-posix_spawn-script, is known to fail.</para>
61
62 <para>Install the package:</para>
63
64<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
65
66 </sect2>
67
68 <sect2 id="contents-m4" role="content">
69 <title>Contents of M4</title>
70
71 <segmentedlist>
72 <segtitle>Installed program</segtitle>
73
74 <seglistitem>
75 <seg>m4</seg>
76 </seglistitem>
77 </segmentedlist>
78
79 <variablelist>
80 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
81 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
82 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
83
84 <varlistentry id="m4">
85 <!-- Don't remove the extra space, it prevet a FOP warning. -->
86 <term><command>m4 </command></term>
87 <listitem>
88 <para>Copies the given files while expanding the macros that they
89 contain. These macros are either built-in or user-defined and can
90 take any number of arguments. Besides performing macro expansion,
91 <command>m4</command> has built-in functions for including named
92 files, running Unix commands, performing integer arithmetic,
93 manipulating text, recursion, etc. The <command>m4</command> program
94 can be used either as a front-end to a compiler or as a macro processor
95 in its own right</para>
96 <indexterm zone="ch-system-m4 m4">
97 <primary sortas="b-m4">m4</primary>
98 </indexterm>
99 </listitem>
100 </varlistentry>
101
102 </variablelist>
103
104 </sect2>
105
106</sect1>
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