Bug#393665: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#393665: cdbs: FTBFS: build
depends on db2latex-xsl, which was removed from testing
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
Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>
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