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How to disable docs when building Git from sources




Hi Everyone,

I'm working on a low-resource dev-board. It is missing a lot of
utilities to save space. I'm building Git 2.20 from sources. Make is
failing due to '/bin/sh: 1: msgfmt: not found'. I don't cross-compile
because that's a bigger pain in the ass than waiting for the native
build to finish.

I ran './configure --help' but I don't see a way to disable the docs.
In the past I tired --disable-docs but it had no effect.

How do I disable the docs?

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gcc -o builtin/write-tree.o -c -MF builtin/.depend/write-tree.o.d -MQ builtin/wr
ite-tree.o -MMD -MP -I/usr/local/include -DNDEBUG -g2 -O2 -march=native -fPIC -I
. -DHAVE_SYSINFO -DGIT_HOST_CPU="\"armv7l\"" -DUSE_LIBPCRE2 -I/usr/local/include
 -DHAVE_ALLOCA_H -I/usr/local/include -DUSE_CURL_FOR_IMAP_SEND -I/usr/local/incl
ude -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include -DSHA1_DC -DSHA1DC_NO_STANDARD_INC
LUDES -DSHA1DC_INIT_SAFE_HASH_DEFAULT=0 -DSHA1DC_CUSTOM_INCLUDE_SHA1_C="\"cache.
h\"" -DSHA1DC_CUSTOM_INCLUDE_UBC_CHECK_C="\"git-compat-util.h\"" -DSHA256_BLK  -
DHAVE_PATHS_H -DHAVE_LIBCHARSET_H -DHAVE_STRINGS_H -DHAVE_DEV_TTY -DHAVE_CLOCK_G
ETTIME -DHAVE_CLOCK_MONOTONIC -DHAVE_GETDELIM '-DPROCFS_EXECUTABLE_PATH="/proc/s
elf/exe"'  -DFREAD_READS_DIRECTORIES -DNO_STRLCPY -DSHELL_PATH='"/bin/sh"' -DPAG
ER_ENV='"LESS=FRX LV=-c"'  builtin/write-tree.c
mkdir -p po/build/locale/pt_PT/LC_MESSAGES/ && msgfmt --check --statistics -o po
/build/locale/pt_PT/LC_MESSAGES/git.mo po/pt_PT.po
/bin/sh: 1: msgfmt: not found
Makefile:2533: recipe for target 'po/build/locale/pt_PT/LC_MESSAGES/git.mo' fail
ed
make: *** [po/build/locale/pt_PT/LC_MESSAGES/git.mo] Error 127