[Samba] Problems building Samba documentation

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Feb 21 09:57:43 UTC 2016

On 20/02/16 22:47, Miguel Medalha wrote:
> I have been trying to build Samba 4.3.4 from source. Everything goes 
> fine except for the documentation. When I try to build it I always get 
> errors like the following:
> warning: failed to load external entity 
> "http://www.samba.org/samba/smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml"
> manpages/smb.conf.5.xml:764: element include: XInclude error : could 
> not load http://www.samba.org/samba/smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml, and 
> no fallback was found
> When I try to input that URL on a browser I get:
> The requested URL /samba/smbdotconf/parameters.all.xml was not found 
> on this server.
> I would appreciate some advice by any member of this list.
> Thank you

This may be a problem with your OS, but as you haven't told us which OS 
you are using, I cannot help much. What I can tell you is, if you remove 
the xsltproc and docbook packages before running configure, you should 
be able to compile Samba4, but without the manpages.


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