Bug#393665: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#393665: cdbs: FTBFS: build depends on db2latex-xsl, which was removed from testing

Loïc Minier lool+alioth at via.ecp.fr
Tue Oct 17 19:11:02 UTC 2006


On Tue, Oct 17, 2006, Frank Küster wrote:
> I fail to understand.  Or maybe you missed that db2latex-xsl wasn't just
> removed recently and temporarily in order to ease some transition.  It
> has been removed a while ago, and I don't see any chance of its
> reinclusion into etch.  It seems it is quite dead upstream (as you might
> remember, you've researched that yourself, too), and nobody seems to
> care for it.

 My mistake, I thought this was about db2latex-xsl being missing from
 etch, but it was truly about cdbs that should rely on something else.

> The result would be that cdbs is unbuildable in etch, which the security
> and release teams won't like.  I don't want to play BTS ping-pong, but I
> think this bug should be re-reassigned to cdbs, and it should be patched
> to use dblatex instead of db2latex-xsl, or whatever docbook converter
> you prefer.

 (aba reassigned already.)

 In the meantime, I had a look at db2latex-xsl, and it's in a very bad
 shape indeed.

Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>

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