issues and building the docs

Matthew East mdke at
Thu Feb 19 08:36:31 UTC 2009

Hi Jim,

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 6:51 AM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I encountered an error when trying to update the pot files for Xubuntu
> docs.  Following the instructions on the wiki (
> ), I was trying to
> generate a translation template by running the script when I got
> the following error message.
> jim at metropolis:~/projects/docs/xubuntu-jaunty-yelpversion/scripts$
> ./
> index.xmlcat: libs/shipped-docs: No such file or directory

You need to run the script in a place where libs/shipped-docs exists.
So go up a directory, then type "scripts/"

> Also, the same wiki page recommends that docteam members install packages to
> build the ubuntu docs:
> "To install all packages required to build ubuntu-docs, including
> translations, run:
> apt-get build-dep ubuntu-docs"
> However, the build-dep package does not exist (at least not in the Jaunty
> repos).  Instead, I get this message:
> Couldn't find any package matching "build-dep".  However, the following
> packages contain "build-dep" in their description:

You've tried this:

"apt-get install build-dep ubuntu-docs"

You should use this:

"apt-get build-dep ubuntu-docs"

That will install all the build dependencies for ubuntu-docs.

Matthew East
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