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Re: Getting started


Hello, Ross.

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 9:48 PM, Ross Masters <ross@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've had a few technical issues setting up to start editing. After TexLive
> had finally installed and the required packages had been checked I pulled
> the latest manual branch. I tried to make it but got this error:
> ross@ross-laptop:~/Projects/ubuntu-manual$ make ubuntu-manual-en_GB.pdf
> po4a-translate --master-charset=utf8 -f latex -m main.tex -p po/en_GB.po -l
> ubuntu-manual-en_GB.tex -k 0
> po4a::tex: Can't read from file without having a filename
>  at /usr/bin/po4a-translate line 229
> make: *** [ubuntu-manual-en_GB.tex] Error 9
> This seems to happen regardless of which language I try, does anyone know
> what I'm doing wrong here?
> Hope to start helping soon!

That's due to a small bug in the Makefile. I'll add a fix soon.

To work around the problem, run 'make' by itself first. This will
compile the US English version and, more importantly, generate the
revision.tex file that po4a is complaining about.

Once that's complete, running 'make ubuntu-manual-en_GB.pdf' should
work successfully.


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