generating docs from DocBook sources

Rafal Szczesniak mimir at
Wed Sep 26 03:40:02 GMT 2001

On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Rafal Szczesniak wrote:

> What do you think about this? It's about docs/docbook/manpages
> actually, but anything else from docbook sources will be concerned
> (sooner or later).
> (1) Is it better to check with the ./configure script what files do we
> actually have in docbook/manpages (note, that these may change as more
> i18n languages may be supported as time goes) and on that basis
> generate proper Makefile by substituting variable in
>  or
> (2) to leave it as is, hardcoding further i18n files in
> (just like it's done now). This may unneccessarily enlarge
> as, after some period of time, it may contain paths to the same file
> actually, but in 5 (just for instance) languages ! It sounds like a
> kind of redundancy even if these paths would differ with lang
> subdirectory name.
> Plese, tell me what do you think, because this affects my decision on
> which patch to send.

OK. I see no response, so, in the meanwhile, I'll provide a patch for
the former case.

Rafal 'Mimir' Szczesniak <mimir at>   |
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