Subject: Re: gnucash 1.8.X & -current (pkg/20271)
To: Ron Roskens <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/25/2003 19:20:13
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 12:03:38 -0600 (CST)
Ron Roskens <> wrote:

> ** gnucash-docs uses xsltproc (from libxslt)
>    The gnucash-docs package uses xsltproc to convert XML docbook files
>    into html pages. The issue here is that those documents reference the
>    4.1.2 standard, which there is no package for, and are downloaded each
>    time xsltproc runs. (3 times during install process.)

Patch those documents to use docbook 4.2 instead? The differences between
4.1.2 and 4.2 should be very minor, and compatibility should remain (at least

I don't know how gnucash-docs calls xsltproc, but add the --nonet option to
the call, and --catalogs too.

>    ??? create a docbook-xml412 package and depend upon it

No. If this is really needed, modify the actual docbook-xml package to
install multiple versions, as the textproc/docbook one does.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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