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Re: doc compilations: build-time or pre-built?

tony mancill wrote:
> It seems like it would be quite taxing on the autobuilders to have to pull
> something like docbook (and its chain of dependencies) into a pbuilder just
> to recompile a manpage that doesn't change between architectures.
AIUI, the autobuilders use sbuild and don't purge the installed packages
unless the admins do so manually.  At least, that is what I have been
told on the subject.

> I'm interested in this because I've typically done (2), but have recently
> started to think that (1) is more appropriate, particularly for packages
> where the documentation is a simple manpage.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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