build-docbook-catalog PACKAGE BUG

Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
Mon Aug 9 17:46:00 GMT 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-08 at 19:33 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I just encountered a problem with the postinstall scripts of
> docbook-xml42 and docbook-xsl, an exit code of 1.
> Both postinstall scripts depend on the /usr/bin/build-docbook-catalog
> script which in turn calls
>   xmlcatalog --noout --create /etc/xml/catalog
> The problem here is that xmlcatalog fails if the parent directory,
> here /etc/xml, does not exist.  However, the build-docbook-catalog
> does neither check the existence of the /etc/xml dir, nor does it
> make any attempt to mkdir it.
> As soo as I mkdir the /etc/xml directory, the and
> postinstall scripts work as expected.

Thanks for the heads-up; I'll upload an update shortly.


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