Why does manpage generation take so long?
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 1 06:20:39 MDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 02:09:21PM +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 11:04 +0200, Kai Blin wrote:
> > 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.
> > We really need a way to build off-line even if the stylesheets aren't
> > installed.
> As I mentioned in my original email after this sentence, it is possible
> to build offline. It's just a matter of installing another package and
> that should do everything that's needed to build offline.
IIRC in Samba3 we have a separate step "make manpages". Is
this not possible with waf?
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