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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: "Martin Ågren" <martin.agren@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] INSTALL: drop support for docbook-xsl before 1.74
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:26:12 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200330092612.GA1735224@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <090ef11aec0476395935acf26c4072617ef1e6f2.1585486103.git.martin.agren@gmail.com>

On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 03:18:10PM +0200, Martin Ågren wrote:

> Several of the previous commits have been bumping the minimum supported
> version of docbook-xsl and dropping various workarounds. Most recently,
> we made the minimum be 1.73.0.
> 
> In INSTALL, we claim that with 1.73, one needs a certain patch in
> contrib/patches/. There is no such patch. It was added in 2ec39edad9
> ("INSTALL: add warning on docbook-xsl 1.72 and 1.73", 2007-08-03) and
> dropped in 9721ac9010 ("contrib: remove continuous/ and patches/",
> 2013-06-03).

Perhaps nobody asking about the missing patch since 2013 should be a
hint that nobody cares about these old versions. :)

> Rather than resurrecting version 1.73 and the patch and testing them,
> just raise our minimum supported docbook-xsl version to 1.74.

Makes sense.

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-30  9:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-29 13:18 [PATCH 0/6] Doc: " Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 1/6] Doc: drop support for docbook-xsl before 1.71.1 Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 2/6] Doc: drop support for docbook-xsl before 1.72.0 Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 3/6] Doc: drop support for docbook-xsl before 1.73.0 Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 4/6] manpage-bold-literal.xsl: stop using git.docbook.backslash Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 5/6] manpage-normal.xsl: fold in manpage-base.xsl Martin Ågren
2020-03-29 13:18 ` [PATCH 6/6] INSTALL: drop support for docbook-xsl before 1.74 Martin Ågren
2020-03-30  9:26   ` Jeff King [this message]
2020-03-29 16:27 ` [PATCH 0/6] Doc: " Junio C Hamano
2020-03-30  9:45 ` Jeff King
2020-03-31 19:26   ` Martin Ågren
2020-04-01 10:17     ` Jeff King
2020-04-01 16:59       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-04-02  0:45       ` brian m. carlson
2020-04-02 16:48         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-30 10:46 ` brian m. carlson

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