[PATCH xserver] dmx-doc: remove from git the linuxdoc generated files

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Mon Jan 11 06:53:16 PST 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Gaetan Nadon <memsize at videotron.ca> wrote:

>  On Sun, 2010-01-10 at 14:06 -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jan 2010 16:06:51 -0500, Gaetan Nadon <memsize at videotron.ca> wrote:
> > The dmx and scaled text files are generated from sgml files.
> > The linuxdoc program is used to generated them.
> We've generally been distributing the .txt files with the .tar.gz
> package so that people don't have to figure out how to get linuxdoc or
> doxygen to run. That will take some additional effort to get that to
> happen when doing 'make distcheck' which I do for each release.
> The .txt generated by linuxdoc isn't a problem so as long as it isn't built
> by default, which is the case now. We can ignore this patch.
> The html generated by doxygen are a problem. It breaks "make dist". By
> default, html files are not generated, so the tarball creation fails.
>  hw/dmx/doc
> make[3]: *** No rule to make target `html/ChkNotMaskEv_8h_source.html', needed by `distdir'.  Stop.
> This is the subject of the other patch (which I need to reparent):
>   * *  [PATCH xserver] dmx-doc: do not distribute generated html files.
> It won't stop a knowledgeable person from creating a tarball for a release,
> but it discourages developers from routinely running dist or distcheck as a
> good free test case.



(or whatever the ./configure option is) to the toplevel Makefile.am?

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