[Buildroot] [PATCH 0 of 5 v4 for 2014.08] manual-text generation improvements

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 10:15:21 UTC 2014

On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 9:35 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,
> On Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:40:33 +0200, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
>> Thomas De Schampheleire (5)
>>   Makefile: unconditionally include pkg-utils.mk
>>   gendoc infra: use $(pkgname) instead of explicitly passing 'manual'
>>   gendoc infra: add support for asciidoc configuration files
>>   manual-text: make sure URLs are displayed if a link text was provided
>>   manual-text: hide image representations
> Nice, you've added the list of patches to the cover letter :-)

Yes :-)

> I've applied the patch series, thanks to you, and to Yann and Samuel
> for testing/reviewing.
> Related to this patch series, here are a few things I noted:
>  * When building the PDF and txt versions of the manual, I get one
>    warning:
>    a2x: WARNING: --destination-dir option is only applicable to HTML based outputs
>    It seems to be harmless as the result is really located in the right
>    place (output/docs), but I found it worth mentioning.

Yes, I see the same. We could pass format specific options to avoid
passing -D for non-html formats. Not sure whether it's worth the
effort, I will have a look.

>  * Also, here the PDF version of the manual doesn't build:
>    a2x: ERROR: "dblatex" -t pdf -p "/etc/asciidoc/dblatex/asciidoc-dblatex.xsl" -s "/etc/asciidoc/dblatex/asciidoc-dblatex.sty" -P latex.output.revhistory=0  "/home/thomas/projets/buildroot/output/docs/manual/manual.xml" returned non-zero exit status 1

I will have a look at this too, but I may need your help here.
Could you run the same command manually? It should show more output...


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