Why does manpage generation take so long?

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Jun 1 05:37:28 MDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 09:03 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 13:10 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Now that we generate and install the manpages in the waf build, it seems
> > to take a very long time.
> > 
> > Any idea why it must make outbound HTTP connections?
> The stylesheets have to be fetched from the web. Alternatively you can
> install the stylesheets locally and it will use the local copy. The
> package is called docbook-xsl on Debian, I'm not sure what the name is
> on Fedora.

docbook-style-xsl iirc


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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