[Openswan Users] XMLTO

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Jun 4 08:48:04 EDT 2009

On Wed, 3 Jun 2009, Jake Wicke wrote:

> Is there a compile option to stop documentation from being built when
> compiling OpenSWAN  2.6.21.  I am running OpenSWAN on a minimal
> distribution and do not have (and really have no need for xmlto).  I've
> spent the last two hours trying to compile dependencies for this package
> (w3m browser, lynx, etc).

I will fix this for 2.6.22.

> On another note, is there any reason that xmlto is used in the first
> place?  It seems silly to me that I would need to install all of this
> unnecessary software to compile openswan.  Isn't it more desirable to
> have less software installed on a machine (especially one which is
> providing security functions for a network)?

It is used to generate the man pages from xml.


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