[pacman-dev] [PATCH] configure.ac : disable doc by default and check for asciidoc

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 19:26:42 CET 2010

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Jeff <jeff at kcaccess.com> wrote:
> For any other non-PKGBUILD scenario, the lack of asciidoc should cause a
> configure error (not just a warning) with a note to install asciidoc or
> use --disable-doc.  The reason I say "should" is because I assume that a
> proper (in the eyes of the developers) install of their package includes
> documentation. If it does not, then --disable-docs should be the
> default.

That misses the problem, which is that asciidoc is not required if man
pages are already built (in released tarballs as opposed to git

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