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Re: Documentation and explanatory diagrams

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Rafael Martinez <r(dot)m(dot)guerrero(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no>, pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Documentation and explanatory diagrams
Date: 2010-07-02 21:57:59
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On Fri, 2 Jul 2010, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> On Fri, 2 Jul 2010, Robert Haas wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>>>> OK, everyone seems to like requiring dia.
>>>
>>> I don't like it a bit.  It's hard enough for people to build the docs as
>>> it is.
>>
>> Why should anyone build the docs?  Its part of the tarball process, so the
>> only ppl that should be doing it are those coming from CVS, no ... ?
>
> People often built them to verify the SGML markup and to view the
> content/markup before submitting a doc patch.

Good point ... so, part of the Makefile should be modified for a flag to 
disable dia build?  "make NO_DIA=yes" ?  Or, maybe have it default to NO 
and for the tarball build, I'd modify the script for building it?

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