[Freewx-maint] Bug#822745: wxwidgets3.0: Please build XML documentation for wxWidgets

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Thu May 19 04:13:13 UTC 2016

On Wed, 18 May 2016, Olly Betts wrote:

>> I would like to request that the XML documentation be built and packaged
>> for wxWidgets.  I am planning to work on packaging wxPython Phoenix,
>> which uses the wxWidgets XML interface documentation as the input for
>> its build process.
>> If you're OK with this request, I can provide a patch for this.
> Seems reasonable to include them if they're useful.
> How large are these files?
> I'm wondering if it makes sense to just add them to the existing -dev
> package, or if we should create a new binary package for them.
> Once you've used them, you'll presumably then want the headers and
> libraries, so -dev seems like it would work for users of them.

For Fedora, they are built as a separate binary package, which is about 
4MB in size.

The other option would be to package the interface headers (and then the 
Phoenix package could generate the XML documentation itself), if you think 
that sounds like a better option.


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