[Pkg-shadow-devel] Failure to build revision 2520 of shadow

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Sun Mar 15 01:59:17 UTC 2009

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 06:16:16PM +0200, fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg wrote:
> I checked out revision 2520 (from 
> svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-shadow/upstream/trunk) and did the following:
> 1. ran 'autoreconf --force --install';
> 2. ran 
> './configure --disable-shadowgrp --without-sha-crypt --without-group-name-max-length 
> && make'; I got the following during 'make' (while in man/de/):

I usually do
make distcheck

This creates the shadow tarballs (containing the manpages, and not
requiring --enable-man).

> /usr/bin/xsltproc --stringparam profile.condition 
> "no_pam;no_gshadow;no_sha_crypt" \
> -nonet 
> http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/manpages/profile-docbook.xsl 
> chage.1.xml
> warning: failed to load external entity 
> "http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/manpages/profile-docbook.xsl"
> cannot parse 
> "http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/manpages/profile-docbook.xsl"
> How can I built this version of shadow, possibly without non-English man 
> pages?

You can use the --disable-nls configure option, but this will disable all
translations. (you may also disable USE_NLS in man/Makefile.am only)

Or you install the DocBook XML stylesheets.
(removing -nonet above might work)

Best Regards,

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