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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] DocBook: don't compress mandocs
    On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 11:45:04PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 09:47:24AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
    > > The mandocs target uses gzip to compress the resulting manpages. If this
    > > target runs more than once (using make -jX) at the same time, gzip may
    > > run more then once with the same set of files. It just bails out if it
    > > is not able to find a file because a concurrent run already removed it.
    > >
    > > Fix this by removing the gzip call and only work with uncompressed
    > > manpages.
    > If it failded with gzip being run more than once before this
    > patch does not solve the bug - it simply makes it harder to trigger.

    No, the problem does not longer exists then. Or do you see a "*" to be
    expanded on runtime?

    > Anything that does not work with a make -j100 build is broken.
    > And please understand that we have people that uses "make -j100" when building
    > the kernel.

    I only use -j64 ...

    > These people most likely does not do "make mandocs" but we should still fix
    > the bug and not try to paper it over in this way.
    > So try to analyse why we in the first place will run gzip in parallele and solve that.

    make mandocs
    -> make a.9 b.9 c.9 d.9 ... z.9
    -> xmlto a.xml; gzip *
    -> xmlto b.xml; gzip *
    -> xmlto c.xml; gzip *
    -> xmlto d.xml; gzip *
    -> xmlto z.xml; gzip *


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