Description of problem:
needs files in /usr/lib/python2.5/Doc/ which are not included in the python2.5
directory. Consider including more of the python2.5/Doc/ filetree structure.
specifically the Doc/perl subtree.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I ran into this trying to fix pychart in extras-development. mkhowto dies a
horrible horrible death unless you include atleast the perl subtree.
for example mkhowto defines
L2H_INIT_FILE = os.path.join(TOPDIR, "perl", "l2hinit.perl")
and l2hinit.perl should be located at /usr/lib/python2.5/Doc/perl/l2hinit.perl
The culprit seems to be version 2.4.3 where the changelog refers:
* Tue Jun 13 2006 Mihai Ibanescu <misa@xxxxxxxxx> - 2.4.3-8
- Only copying mkhowto from the Docs - we don't need perl dependencies from
The tools were created in version 2.4.3-6. Other than the bug cited #167468,
there is also bug #177349 that cites pychart and pyx.
As it is to be expect I found this bug while updating pyx to version 0.10 and
trying to build the documentation there. :-)
Notice that the dependency is unavoidable. mkhowto requires always the perl
bits because main() calls Job and the call to the perl script is made in the
Job __init__ constructor.
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