Re: parted.txt build problem
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 08:57:37AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > > > % make parted.txt
> > > > ./man2text /archive/debian parted 8 parted > parted.txt
> > > > ./man2text: /usr/lib/debootstrap/functions: No such file or directory
> > > > No manual entry for parted
> > > > W: parted(8) ASCII man page cannot be generated, stubbing
> > > boot-floppies needs debootstrap to build.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Is it possible to just ship the right thing outright?
> > > >
> > > You mean keep a local copy of the man page? I'd rather not.
> > > Duplication like that can lead to excess work and/or out of date docs.
> > I'm not saying it doesn't need debootstrap to build. My point is that this
> > is an extra dependency just introduced in documentation/ and that I can't
> > build the file normally for www.d.o without manual intervention.
> There's nothing I can do about that. You need to get that package
> installed, or else grab the functions file and put it somewhere in
> your home dir and reference that.
> Either you want the ASCII version of the man pages in the
> documentation, or you want us to remove the doc-build dependancy for
> debootstrap -- pick one.
For now it would be good if someone provided me with a copy of fully built
I'm not sure for a long term solution. It's inherently hard to get woody
packages installed on klecker since klecker runs potato.
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