Howto get/build kernel docs from kernel-doc rpm?
On Mon, 24 Mar 2008, Neal Becker wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Mon, 24 Mar 2008, Neal Becker wrote:
> >> I want to get the kernel man9 pages.
> >> I have kernel-doc-2.6.24 rpm installed.
> >> In /usr/share/doc/kernel-doc-2.6.24/Documentation/DocBook/ is a
> >> Makefile, but it doesn't seem to work as-is:
> >> make pdfdocs
> >> make: *** No rule to make target `/scripts/kernel-doc', needed by
> >> `/wanbook.xml'. Stop.
> > the stuff under the DocBook directory is meant to be built by running
> > the appropriate "make" command from the top of the kernel source tree,
> > not from the makefile in that directory. so, short answer -- i think
> > you need to get the source tree, that doc rpm simply doesn't have
> > everything you need to build those man pages.
> Yeah, well, that sucks for Fedora.
> I grabbed kernel-docs noarch from opensuse. Has all the manpages
> all ready to go.
> Please, can we have this for Fedora?
i would imagine it's easy enough to do -- the fedora person simply
needs to run the appropriate make *docs commands before bundling up
the Documentation directory for the kernel-doc package. and i should
know -- i've spent my share of time hacking around down there. :-)
put in a bugzilla on this.
Robert P. J. Day
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