[Python-Dev] Re: RELEASED Python 2.3.1

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Oct 2 06:08:49 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.

Well, OK.  I was getting "mkhowto: command not found" messages.

> I've removed that constraint for the trunk.



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