On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 09:47:10 (CEST), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 01:06:46PM +0000, siret...@users.alioth.debian.org 
> wrote:
>>    build HTML documentation only if not already avaiable in the build
>> tree
> This approach does not work well in case upstream (perhaps accidentally)
> shipped with documentation prebuilt, and that documentation was not
> up-to-date (or maybe varies depending on features enabled or not?).

I take that risk. I was directly involved with the rc3 release and
intend to push the upcoming rc4 release as well.

> Better to always build but ensure it is built only once (typically done
> by the build rule depending on a touch file, and the touch file being a
> rule doing the actual build + touching).

As in always throw away upstream provided documentation by always
removing on clean? Hm, yes, that would probably work but also increate
build time considerably, at least on my laptop.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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