Documentation generation and the build directory

Andreas Niederl niederl at
Tue Sep 12 00:53:06 CEST 2006

Adam Lackorzynski wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon Sep 11, 2006 at 20:22:42 +0200, Andreas Niederl wrote:
>> I am using a build directory for building L4Env (O=build in 
>> Makeconf.local) and I am getting errors about missing files from the 
>> documentation rather often.
>> An example would be:
>> ! LaTeX Error: File `dataspaces' not found.
>> I then have to manually copy the file from the documentation directory 
>> to the subdirectory of the build directory as in
>> cp doc/l4env-concept/dataspaces.fig build/doc/l4env-concept
>> Is this normal behaviour or am I doing something wrong, such that the 
>> files don't get copied to the subdirectory in build?
> I do not see this behaviour. We're linking those files into the build
> directories. Are those links not created for you?

Just did a build on a plain unused source tree and the links get created 
there. Seems as if something got messed up on the tree I'm usually 
working on.


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