[PATCH] s4/waf: Add '--no-manpages' option

Kamen Mazdrashki kamenim at samba.org
Fri Jun 18 05:23:23 MDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:04, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher <metze at samba.org>wrote:

> Yes, I also don't like the 2nd patch. Developers should notice if the
> generation
> of manpages is broken.
I don't have the impression most of the developers care about man pages
perhaps it is a wrong impression though :)


If modified the first patch a bit, see
> http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=metze/samba/wip.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master4-tmp
> And also skip the generation of pidl manpages with --no-manpages.
> What do you thing about this one:

> > Rather, if you'd want to not have to specify this flag we should detect
> > if the user has the stylesheets installed locally and only prohibit
> > generating them if they don't have them.
> Yes, the usage of --nonet would be really good as a default,
> together with a test that checks if we can generate a trivial manpage
> when using the --nonet option.
> Such an option would be my favorite :)
(I recall that stand alone build for talloc also wants style sheets from the
net, right?)

Kamen Mazdrashki
kamen.mazdrashki at postpath.com

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