New docbook-xsl (1.79.2) breaks existing XSL files
l2dy at macports.org
Mon Nov 6 09:10:09 UTC 2017
On Mon, Nov 06, 2017 at 09:25:47AM +0100, Leonardo Brondani Schenkel wrote:
>DocBook XSLs changed their URIs from `sourceforge.net` to
>`github.com`, which results in existing XML files using the former
>URIs not able to find the local copy installed by the port. This will
>trigger a download from the URI or fail if net access is disabled.
They switched to cdn.docbook.org.
>This could break many existing ports and user XML files. Neomutt for
>example can no longer be built: https://trac.macports.org/ticket/55253
>I'm writing to the list because this change in upstream might have far
>reaching implications, and this port has no official maintainer, so I
>want to bring as much visibility to the issue as possible and discuss
>make both URIs be supported somehow (not sure if this is even possible)
Fix proposed in https://github.com/macports/macports-ports/pull/1004.
Not sure if this is the best solution though.
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