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Subject: mandoc: more details about Mac OS X; information from Sevan Janiyan
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:26:12 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
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more details about Mac OS X; information from Sevan Janiyan

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RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/INSTALL,v
retrieving revision 1.23
retrieving revision 1.24
diff -LINSTALL -LINSTALL -u -p -r1.23 -r1.24
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ tech@ mailing list, too.
 Enjoy using the mandoc toolset!
-Ingo Schwarze, Karlsruhe, March 2019
+Ingo Schwarze, Karlsruhe, September 2021
@@ -65,10 +65,15 @@ installed to the intended places.  Other
 variables into "configure.local" and go back to step 4.
 7. Optionally run the regression suite.
-Basically, that amounts to "cd regress && ./".
-But you should probably look at "./mandoc -l regress/"
-first.  In particular, regarding Solaris systems, look at the BUGS
-section of that manual page.
+Basically, that amounts to "make regress" to do a standard regression
+run, running all tests.  For more fine-grained control,
+read "./mandoc -l regress/",
+then run "cd regress && ./" with optional arguments.
+The regression suite requires a reasonably modern Perl interpreter.
+Examples of systems that are too old to run the regression suite
+include Solaris 9, Solaris 10, and Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.
+On Solaris 11, the suite does run, but some tests fail;
+look at the BUGS section of that manual page.
 8. Run "sudo make install".  If you intend to build a binary
 package using some kind of fake root mechanism, you may need a
Index: configure.local.example
RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/configure.local.example,v
retrieving revision 1.42
retrieving revision 1.43
diff -Lconfigure.local.example -Lconfigure.local.example -u -p -r1.42 -r1.43
--- configure.local.example
+++ configure.local.example
@@ -291,6 +291,8 @@ CGIBINDIR="${WWWPREFIX}/cgi-bin"
 # To enable it, use the following line.
 # It does not work on SunOS 5.10 because there is no mkdirat(2)
 # nor on SunOS 5.9 which also lacks CMSG_LEN(3) and CMSG_SPACE(3).
+# It may not work on old releases of Mac OS X either.  For example,
+# Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger provides neither mkdirat(2) nor openat(2).
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