[postgis-devel] circular dependency in doc/ ?

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Wed Feb 29 03:45:43 PST 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:05:05AM +0000, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> On 29/02/12 10:00, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> >>An environment variable, maybe. Like RUNTESTFLAGS for "make check".
> >>Should check if xsltproc supports a switch to disable --nonet in
> >>order to override the default...
> >
> >In r9343 we have support for a XSLTPROCFLAGS. but I found no way
> >to disable a --nonet switch so we need something smarter.
> >
> >What we could do is haveing XSLTPROCFLAGS default to --nonet if nothing
> >is given, which means you can disable it using something like:
> >
> >    make html XSLTPROCFLAGS=
> Does xsltproc not have a download-only mode where it will download
> the DTDs to a user-specified directory? Then we could invoke it once
> to do that (assuming that it will finish quickly if there files
> aren't there), and then a second time to actually do the build.

I don't know about it, but at least for my case all the needed files
were at "apt-get install" distance.


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