6.26. Texinfo-6.3

The Texinfo package contains programs for reading, writing, and converting info pages.

6.26.1. Installation of Texinfo

Prepare Texinfo for compilation:

PERL=/usr/bin/perl \
./configure \
    --prefix=/tools \
    --build=${CLFS_HOST} \

The meaning of the new configure option:


This forces Texinfo to use /usr/bin as the location of perl, as some host systems may have it in /bin.

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 10.92.2, “Contents of Texinfo.”