[Nut-upsdev] building NUT on Mac OS X Yosemite (website/documentation)

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 19:54:12 UTC 2014

Hi Dan

Charles and Jean are having an issue with the nut-website buildrules.
would you have a bit of time to check to help them?

thx and cheers,

2014-11-24 14:59 GMT+01:00 Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:

> On Nov 23, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Jean Perriault (GM TAF) <jpweb.taf at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> After a fresh ‘nut' (version clone on Yosemite,
> The version number is simply a placeholder, indicating that the Git tree
> has changes beyond v2.7.2, and is not yet released as v2.7.3. After we
> start making changes, you may want to use "git describe --tags" or the Git
> commit ID.
> [...]
> >>>>>> Then make command looks ok, until:
> Making all in docs
> Making all in man
> /opt/local/bin/a2x --doctype manpage --format manpage --attribute
> mansource="Network UPS Tools" --attribute manversion="" --attribute
> manmanual="NUT Manual" --destination-dir=. nut.conf.txt
> a2x: WARNING: --destination-dir option is only applicable to HTML based
> outputs
> >>>>>> At this stage, the process is kind of hanging, it takes 1 hour to
> generate the man pages.
> If you have internet access while building, your a2x/Docbook toolchain
> might still be trying to download additional components (and it is probably
> not caching them between runs). The OS X Buildbot slave sets
> "ASCIIDOC_VERBOSE=-v" in the environment to print out the exact commands
> being invoked (although this only seems to work for the HTML documentation,
> rather than the man pages).
> Also, a2x accepts an XSLTPROC_OPTS environment variable that you can set
> to "--nonet". I suppose we could add that to the makefiles.
> Regarding 'nut-website’, after fresh clone on Yosemite:
> >>>>>> ./autogen.sh automatically clone nut and nut-dll in nut-website.
> >>>>>> can I use my own clones here?
> Should be possible. Again, I appreciate the effort here, but for a basic
> OS X build of NUT, we don't need to build nut-website (yet).
> >>>>>> then make command. I have this one dozen of times:
> sort: stray character in field spec: invalid field specification `4.1,4.5rV
> >>>>>> and it ends with:
> /opt/local/bin/asciidoc --backend=xhtml11 --conf-file=./web-layout.conf
> --attribute icons --attribute linkcss --attribute=badges
> --attribute=website --attribute=quirks --attribute=revision=2.7.2
> --attribute tree_version=2.7 --attribute localdate=`TZ=UTC date +%Y-%m-%d`
> --attribute localtime=`TZ=UTC date +%H:%M:%S` --attribute=date="`TZ=UTC
> date`" --attribute iconsdir=./images --attribute scriptsdir=./scripts -o
> projects.html -a toc projects.txt
> make: *** No rule to make target `-eindex.html', needed by
> `ups-html.txt'.  Stop.
> I see that on OS X as well.
> Jean, I CC'd Dan, who wrote the build rules for nut-website. Dan, what I
> would like to do is split some of the sort pipelines up into intermediate
> files so we can debug this better - I tried using gsort on my local copy,
> and it did not work the same as the last time I tried it.
> --
> Charles Lepple
> clepple at gmail
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