Summary:ASTERISK-20977: In Asterisk 11.2.1 (verified that this also happens in 10.9.0) if you run ./configure with --disable-xmldoc, core show application xxx will produce an empty output
Reporter:Danny Nicholas (sethsdad)Labels:
Date Opened:2013-01-23 10:56:28.000-0600Date Closed:2013-01-23 11:02:55.000-0600
Versions:11.0.0 Frequency of
Environment:Suse 11.1 - Linux xxx #1 SMP 2010-05-20 11:14:20 +0200 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/LinuxAttachments:
Description:can't upgrade my libxml2
libxml2 - A Library to Manipulate XML Installed: 2.7.6-0.1.37                                                           │

Asterisk runs fine without this capability, just nice to have for reference.
Comments:By: Danny Nicholas (sethsdad) 2013-01-23 10:57:08.452-0600

Happens with all apps (verified against all 172).

By: Matt Jordan (mjordan) 2013-01-23 11:02:44.400-0600

Asterisk documentation is built from XML fragments defined in source. Without libxml2, that XML documentation cannot be parsed and consumed by the Asterisk process. As such, it is completely expected that without libxml2, you will have no documentation.