When rebuilding Xorg-server today (there is a new shiny version), I was
expecting to get the documentation, since I had installed all the
mentioned dependencies. Disappointment (not quite: I do not eagerly need
the documentation right now), it was not built. Although I do not care
much about the documentation, I like the book being accurate, so I
looked more closely at what happened. It turns out that stylesheets
specific to Xorg are needed. They are in a package xorg-sgml-doctools
. I plan to add it as an external optional dep, unless somebody
speaks up. Actually, IIUC, this package might be needed for building doc
for other Xorg packages too.
I noticed also that doxygen, xmlto, and fop are tested by configure, but
not ghostscript. So I guess it should be removed from the optional deps.
And last, I see that libunwind is noted as an optional external dep for
the systemd book, and not for sysv. Is there a reason why it is so? I do
not see anything systemd-specific in libunwind... OTOH, looking at the
code, libunwind is not needed if glibc > 2.1 is present... Anyway, I do
not see any reason to not mention it for sys V.
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