[PATCH:macros] doc: add XORG_CHECK_SGML_DOCTOOLS to detect xorg-sgml-doctools

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Mar 25 16:18:43 PDT 2010

On 2010-03-25 17:08, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> That's the right thing to do. I tested the patches and found a scenario
> that fails.
> When a doctools v1.3 is present, the linuxdoc in hw/dmx/doc do not
> build. There is
> a requirement that an older "client" of util-macros behaves the same way
> when linked with a newer version.
> This should be relatively easy to fix. In util-macros v1.7, the code
> should revert to the v1.6
> flawed behaviour when the doctools pc file is not found. It should not
> assume that the package
> is missing and that the sgml definitions are missing as well.

Thanks for the review; revised patch sent to list.

> Note this patch introduces a build order dependency where doctools be
> built before xserver.
> Nothing wrong with that, just need to check the build script.

Only if you want to --enable-builddocs in xserver, just as before.

> Once that's fixed, the release plan should be:
> util-macros v1.7 released first.
> doctools v1.4 with XORG_MACROS_VERSION(1.7) released second.

The new doctools-1.4 does not need macros-1.7, it does not use 
XORG_CHECK_SGML_DOCTOOLS nor the other macros affected by this change.


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