test/T010-help-test.sh fails after ./configure --without-docs

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Sun Apr 21 05:49:50 PDT 2019

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:

> On a system where man and notmuch are both already installed, i tried to
> ./configure --without-docs to avoid the delays during development
> associated with id:87r29wwgq2.fsf at fifthhorseman.net.
> The configuration succeeds, but now these tests fail:
> 0 dkg at alice:~/src/notmuch/notmuch$ make check NOTMUCH_TESTS=T010-help-test.sh V=1
> Missing sphinx or makeinfo, not building info pages
> INFO: using 2 minute timeout for tests
> T010-help-test: Testing online help
>  PASS   notmuch --help
>  PASS   notmuch help
>  PASS   notmuch --version
>  FAIL   notmuch --help tag (man pages not available)
> 	test_must_fail notmuch --help tag >/dev/null
>  FAIL   notmuch help tag (man pages not available)
> 	test_must_fail notmuch help tag >/dev/null

Are you sure you ran "make clean" after reconfiguring? I had the same
result as you because doc/_build/man was lying around from a previous


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