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Re: [Fwd: fop built]



On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 11:12 +1000, Jeff Fearn wrote:
> 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

ISTR using the xmlto "-m" option to provide some parameter tweaking via
XSL.  It's certainly not as simple as using the xsltproc "--param" or
"--stringparam" options, but it might get one by in a pinch.

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