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Re: [Fwd: fop built]



Karsten Wade wrote:
On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 11:24 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:

It's in the repos now, so you should be able to just set up a Rawhide
box (virt or otherwise), install the "fop" package, and go to town.

OK, here's the moment where we have to acknowledge the manual situation
here.  We can't use our current toolchain as it stands because 'xmlto'
doesn't support FOP.

I've just requested that Tommy's way old patch be renewed and applied:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=147472

That would allow us to use our toolchain with rawhide to test the full
stack.

Otherwise, we need to process manually, and, uh ... I'm forgetting how
to do that.  Anyone know how, off-hand?

- Karsten
The basics are:

xmlto fo Book.xml
fop -fo Book.fo -pdf Book.pdf

Limitations of this approach:

xmlto doesn't allow you to pass useful parameters to xsltproc
The default DocBook style sheets produce ugly PDFs

Cheers, Jeff.

--
Jeff Fearn <jfearn redhat com>
Software Engineer
Engineering Operations
Red Hat, Inc



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