[Python-Dev] Re: RELEASED Python 2.3.1

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Oct 1 15:08:03 EDT 2003

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:

> Michael Hudson writes:
>  > One thing that puzzled me: Doc/Makefile seems to require that
>  > Doc/tools is on $PATH, unless I'm misunderstanding something.
> It definately doesn't require that; I've never used Doc/tools/ on
> $PATH.  One thing it was requiring (only recently) was that there was
> a mkhowto symlink somewhere on the $PATH that pointed to the mkhowto
> script.
> I've removed that constraint for the trunk.
> The intention is that we should be able to use a mkhowto script from a
> different checkout; you can still modify the MKHOWTO make variable to
> do that, but it's not so valuable on the trunk as on the maintenance
> branches (where we want to use mkhowto from the trunk).

Do we? Why?


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