Re: [PATCH 0/5] Make PDF builds work again

From: Jim Davis
Date: Wed Jul 05 2017 - 17:22:51 EST

On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 5:44 AM, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jul 2017 10:25:38 +0200
> Daniel Vetter <daniel@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Only now stumbled over the full thread, but the drm patch is already
>> queued up for at least 4.13 (Dave was out and all that). I guess we could
>> try to cherry-pick through stable.
> I kind of gave up on the 4.12 goal, at least for now. The number of
> complaints has not been huge - I suspect you're far from the only one who
> is not too worried about building PDFs...:)

If fixing pdf (and ps) builds isn't worth the bother -- which I
wouldn't debate -- then it's best to just drop those build targets.
The only worrisome thing I see here is having build targets carried
from release to release that don't work.