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Re: [PATCH BOOK] Making multi page html-book

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-02-10 14:08:37 CET

Jani Averbach <jaa@cc.jyu.fi> writes:
> On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, B. W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > 1. I've changed the output dir for the chunk html to follow convention
> > 2. make clean now zaps the whole dir
> >
> Makes sense. However, I like very much to have tmp in the name - we are
> zapping that dir at the end, and I like to give an light warning to
> innocent user what will happen (in case that they fiddle with content of
> the dir). Feel free to change that if this is over cautious.

Already done.
> > Issues:
> >
> > 1. Images aren't working in the chunk copy--they're referenced and
> > all, but there isn't even a link to the image (not even a broken
> > one). Can you fix this?
> >
> Sorry, but I lost you.
> I tried with cleaned out working copy and generating it from scratch with
> plain install-book-html-chunk. And I have working images.
> Would you test and look it at here:
> http://www.cc.jyu.fi/~jaa/book/ch04s02.html#svn-ch-4-sect-2.2
> http://www.cc.jyu.fi/~jaa/book/ch07.html#svn-ch7-sect1-dia1

Perhaps I just need to update my xsl installation.
> This version is produced by patch with this mail (essential same as your
> patch) and with
> $ docbook-xsl-1.57.0 (I checked also docbook-xsl-1.60.0)
> $ xsltproc --version
> Using libxml 20426, libxslt 10022 and libexslt 713
> xsltproc was compiled against libxml 20426, libxslt 10022 and libexslt 713
> libxslt 10022 was compiled against libxml 20426
> libexslt 713 was compiled against libxml 20426

Righto.. I'll update

> > 2. Are you up for adding this target to the top-level Makefile.in?
> >
> Yes, very willingly, however I hope that this not so urgent task.
> There is few things to sort out:
> 1) Should we do full scale autoconf stuff for detection of xsltproc and
> co? It is probably Right Thing to do, isn't?
> 2) Is this reasonable scheme for findind docbook-xsl?
> i) look at --with-docbook-xsl=<path>
> ii) look at /usr/local/share/sgml/docbook-xsl
> iii) look at /usr/share/sgml/docbook-xsl

I personally think that this is all overkill. I just meant to add it
in as a target in the top-level Makefile like the other book targets
in there. I don't want to have to configure the whole software
product just to build the book.
> It seems that there is a nice VERSION file in docbook-xsl-x.y.z/.
> 3) There is a change that I can't test generation of pdf part. I have to
> take look at it.
> Should this to be made an issue and marked as started?

I'd prefer if we kept it informal...the issuetracker's got enough bugs
in it. :)

Anyway, I'm not going to be able to get to this until next week, so if
some other committer has time to futz with it, that would be fine.


Brian W. Fitzpatrick    <fitz_at_red-bean.com>   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
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