Building master on Fedora fails

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at
Sun May 19 21:03:17 UTC 2019

On Sun, May 19, 2019 at 12:46:07 -0700, Kevin J. McCarthy wrote:
> I've checked upstream, <>.  The 0.8.8
> release includes docbook2texi as a perl script, and it clearly supports
> the --string-param argument.  If you have any more information on why
> Fedora's version is out of sync with upstream I'd appreciate it.

Fedora packages the docbook2X version of docbook2texi as
db2x_docbook2texi (in package docbook2X). The binary it provides as
docbook2texi comes from RedHat's own docbook-tools:
which are packaged as docbook-utils, sic.

I have no idea why...


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