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

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Tue Oct 17 19:46:04 UTC 2006

On 17/10/06 at 21:31 +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> 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.
> Well, if db2latex-xsl is dead upstream, then whatever we have as source 
> in the archive is the source, so the bug claiming that we don't have 
> the right sources is obsolete.
> Really, we have other problems right now than setting up a new docbook 
> toolchain because someone doesn't like the translation source files in 
> the old one.


Andreas also mentioned on IRC that he pushed db2latex-xsl back to
testing, so this bug can be closed. But if you can build without it,
it's probably better since db2latex-xsl is not really in a poor shape. 


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