Errors in building the documentation prevent compilation from completing properly

Denis Excoffier
Thu Oct 20 17:46:04 GMT 2022

> On 2022-10-20 12:29, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 19/10/2022 18:57, Denis Excoffier wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Currently i have docbook2X not working on my system (a perl problem
>> that i don't know how to repair, but in a few months i will reinstall completely
>> this C:\Cygwin64 which dates back to 2019).
>> This means that /usr/share/docbook2X and /usr/bin/docbook2x-texi are missing.
>> Consequently, no *.info* file is produced.
>> Nevertheless, i tried to compile cygwin from sources (newlib-cygwin-3.3.6.tar.bz2),
>> knowing that "Normally, building ignores any errors in building the documentation"
>> (see
> The behaviour was changed by [1], but unfortunately the documentation change that contains has not yet been published.
> Use the configure option '--disable-doc'.

For me, '--disable-doc' makes no difference with the unpatched code. Same errors. Sorry.


Denis Excoffier.

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