On 11/03/2018 15:51, Hazel Russman wrote:
> The ninja.build file created by meson for this package contains a help2man 
> command with the argument --help-option="--help-all". My help2man command 
> will not accept this argument, so the build terminates prematurely. If I edit 
> the argument out by hand, the build succeeds.
> I don't have a man page for help2man but I have seen online man pages that 
> include --help-option as a valid argument.
> If I type help2man --help, the option is not shown.

The help2man installed with lsb_release is too old. This has been discuted in
November (about pango, see thread starting at
Not sure what the outcome was...

Ah and also more recently in the thread starting at

Guess we can state one of the BLFS editors rule:
Editors struggling to stay up to date with upstream never fix little 

Let me try. After half a day spent fixing longindex, I guess I'm up to fixing
this too.

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