Docbook errors in build

Martin Schwenke martin at
Tue Jan 12 01:34:22 UTC 2016

Hi Andy,

On Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:59:01 -0800 (PST), Andrew Morgan
<morgan at> wrote:

> When compiling Samba v4.3.3, all the man page generation steps emit this 
> error:
> [3443/3443] Generating man/nmblookup4.1
> I/O error : Attempt to load network entity
> ../libcli/nbt/man/nmblookup4.1.xml:2: warning: failed to load external entity ""
> D DocBook XML V4.2//EN" 
> ""
> ^
> Writing nmblookup4.1 for refentry(nmblookup4)
> I can fetch that file from the website just fine using wget from the same 
> host.  Is there a fix for this?

You can save yourself this hassle (and build-time performance hit) by
installing the DocBook stuff locally.  These are probably packaged for
most Linux systems (docbook-xsl, docbook for Debian-based systems;
docbook-style-xsl, docbook-dtds for Red Hat based systems).  Your
mileage may vary depending on platform...

peace & happiness,

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