[erlang-bugs] otp_src_17.0.tar.gz: "make docs" fails in "system/doc/top"

Magnus Liden <>
Thu Apr 10 08:41:49 CEST 2014


Hi Boris,
Thanks for reporting, a fix is on the way.

Regards,
Magnus

On Thu 10 Apr 2014 05:42:56 AM CEST, Boris Mühmer wrote:
> Yesterday I did a build with the new otp_src_17.0.tar.gz tarball using
> my script which served me quite well from R13Bxx to R17RC2, but this
> time it failed at "make docs":
>
>
> make[2]: Entering directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/reference_manual'
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `docs'.
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/reference_manual'
> make[2]: Entering directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/programming_examples'
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `docs'.
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/programming_examples'
> make[2]: Entering directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/top'
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `../../README', needed by `docs'.
>  Stop.
> make[2]: Leaving directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc/top'
> make[1]: *** [docs] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/tmp/tmp.6FO62sEXov-erlang-otp/otp_src_17.0/system/doc'
> make: *** [docs] Error 2
>
>
> I compared the 17.0 to the 17RC2 structure: it looks like the file
> "system/README" is missing. I could "fix" the build process with a
> "touch system/README"... not a real fix of course.
> Regards,
> Boris
>
>
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