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From: Torbjorn SVENSSON <>
To: "Torbjörn SVENSSON via Gdb-patches" <>
Cc: Eli Zaretskii <>
Subject: Generated GDB documentation have colliding files on a case insensitive files system
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2023 10:21:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


If the HTML documentation is put on a case insensitive files system 
(like those used in Windows), there are 2 files that collides:
qMemTags.html and QMemTags.html.

Both the files contains a simple redirect to their corresponding anchor 
in General-Query-Packets.html, and there appears to be no link to 
[qQ]MemTags.html in any of the other generated HTML files.
I'm currently leaning towards that these redirect files are not really 
needed and that they should have been omitted.

As it's correct to document both qMemTags and QMemTags, and that the two 
RSP commands are indeed different, I see the following potential 
solutions to the collision:

* Leave it as is and live with the collision for users extracting an 
archive with the HTML documentation on a case insensitive files system.

* Use the "--no-split" argument to makeinfo to generate a single big 
HTML file for all the documentation rather than one HTML file per @node. 
This solution might have other consequences that I'm not aware of as 
there are multiple texi files in the GDB source tree...

* After invoking makeinfo, remove all the generated redirect pages 
(appears to be ~214 files).

Is there any other solution that I have no thought of?

What solution is preferred?

I've also started a thread on the bug-texinfo list about adding a 
warning for this problem when running the makeinfo command. The thread 
can be found here:

Kind regards,

             reply	other threads:[~2023-01-07  9:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-07  9:21 Torbjorn SVENSSON [this message]
2023-01-07  9:37 ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-07  9:42   ` Torbjorn SVENSSON
2023-01-07 10:43     ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-07 10:52       ` Torbjorn SVENSSON
2023-01-07 11:08         ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-09  6:51           ` Torbjorn SVENSSON
2023-01-09 12:24             ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-15 17:22               ` Torbjorn SVENSSON
2023-01-15 17:39                 ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-15 17:43                   ` Torbjorn SVENSSON
2023-01-15 18:09                     ` Eli Zaretskii

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