Dependency loop in docs-xml creation

David Mulder dmulder at
Fri Jan 25 23:23:13 UTC 2019

The creation of parameters.all.xml somehow contains a dependency loop.
The code below is a workaround, but I haven't tracked down the cause.

diff --git a/docs-xml/wscript_build b/docs-xml/wscript_build
index 86600ae4a82..5b4cf5690ff 100644
--- a/docs-xml/wscript_build
+++ b/docs-xml/wscript_build
@@ -141,10 +141,10 @@ def smbdotconf_generate_parameter_list(task):
 # POSIX file systems aren't required to return sorted content but we want
 # smb.conf parameters to be sorted alphabetically
 sources = bld.path.ant_glob("smbdotconf/**/*.xml", flat=False)
+parameter_all = 'smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml'
 articles = " ".join(sorted([x.path_from(bld.path) for x in sources],
-                           key=lambda m: m.split(os.sep)[-1]))
+                           key=lambda m:
m.split(os.sep)[-1])).replace(parameter_all, '')
-parameter_all = 'smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml'

David Mulder
SUSE Labs Software Engineer - Samba
dmulder at
SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)

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