[xmlsec] xmlsec1 man page problem
jvb at prairienet.org
Thu Nov 20 19:25:05 PST 2003
> John Belmonte wrote:
>> Aleksey wrote:
>>> make docs-man
>> A problem with this solution from the point of view of Debian
>> packaging is that it modifies files in the original xmlsec package.
>> If man page or HTML files are affected by configure options, I don't
>> think those files should be included in the source package. Would it
>> be difficult to generate them directly to their destination? In other
>> words, the docs-man is done as part of the install, and the files are
>> output directly to the install directory instead of in the source tree.
> Well, there is a little problem with that. The "help2man" utility
> used to create man pages is absolutely not a common thing. I had to
> download and install it manually because it is not available in
> RedHat/Fedora "by default". This is a dependency I would not want to
> add to the project.
I can understand that. How about if it was a configure option like
"--enable-man-generation"? The installed files would not be from the
source tree but rather generated on the fly.
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