bruce(at)momjian(dot)us (Bruce Momjian) writes:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 Jul 2010, Tom Lane wrote:
>> > Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>> >> Excerpts from Peter Eisentraut's message of jue jul 01 21:52:00 -0400 2010:
>> >>> Is there something that makes installing dia more challenging than the
>> >>> other documentation build tools?
>> >> Err, I dunno -- it's just an apt-get away for me, but what will Tom say
>> >> when it doesn't work on his ancient HP-UX 10.20 system?
>> > I don't try to build the docs on that box anyway --- it does have
>> > openjade but such an old version that they don't build. In practice
>> > building the docs already takes much more modern infrastructure than
>> > compiling the source code; and besides there are many fewer people
>> > who care about doing it.
>> > A more interesting question is whether Marc can install a working
>> > version of dia on whatever he uses to wrap the tarballs.
>> that shouldn't be an issue ... Peter runs an update every 3 hours on that
>> machine right now as it is ...
> OK, everyone seems to like requiring dia. I wasn't sure how popular dia
> was. One hack solution to allow builds without dia would be to create a
> Makefile rule that creates empty PNG files to match the dia files.
> Can someone provide the command-line to build the PNG files from the DIA
Here's a pretty suitable Makefile rule:
%.png : %.dia; dia --export=$@ $<
output = ("cbbrowne" "@" "gmail.com")
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