[blfs-support] xdg-utils from book 7.8

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 15:48:33 PDT 2016

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> On 14/03/2016 20:56, Arnie Stender wrote:
>> Hello,
>>      The make is barfing on trying to get some docbook.xsl files from the
>> internet. I have all the dependance packages installed. I haven't been able to
>> figure out which of the text based browsers it is trying to use but I can
>> retrieve them or at least a couple of tests with firefox. There are a bunch of
>> them and it looks like a very large task to do it manually and figure out
>> where I need to put them all. The final error is that the target scripts failed.
>> xsl:import : unable to load
>> http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/manpages/docbook.xsl
>> Makefile:23: recipe for target 'scripts' failed
>> I need this to run parole. Has anyone run into this before? Got a
>> fix/workaround? Thanks in advance.

>   Looks like you are missing docbook-xsl: it is a required dependency of xmlto.
> Or maybe the xmlcatalog is not setup right.

I agree with this diagnosis.  For each fresh LFS/BLFS build I do all 11 
packages in Chapters 52 and 53 early in order to build the book (not all 
required, but easy to do).  Pay special attention to the configuration 
sections for the /etc/xml/catalog and /etc/xml/docbook files.

   -- Bruce

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