PATCH: raise Texinfo version requirement at top-level

Gerald Pfeifer
Sun Apr 2 06:10:00 GMT 2006

On Fri, 31 Mar 2006, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Texinfo 4.2 was released on 1 April 2002.
> Texinfo 4.3 was released on 14 November 2002.
> Texinfo 4.4 was released in 31 January 2003.
> I think that raising the minimum requirement on Texinfo to version 4.4
> is (conservatively) quite safe.  Okay for the trunk?

I have been one of those very vocal about not raising the bar too highly, 
but indeed I think (and tests on various systems I have access to confirm 
this) that going for 4.4 shoudl work.

> 2006-03-31  Ben Elliston  <>
>         * Require makeinfo 4.4 or higher.
>         * configure: Regenerate.


(Let's wait for a couple of days to give others a chance to speak up,
or Joseph to explicitly second this, before you commit this.)


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