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Re: Status of docbook to pdf toolchain on Fedora?



On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 21:43 +0000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 01:29:07PM -0500, John Ellson wrote:
> 
> > I gather from a 2004 thread in fedora-docs-list that the toolchain was 
> > moving to fop,
> > but I don't see any fop yet in core or extras.
> 
> Basically the toolchain is still more or less broken for PDF I'm
> afraid.

There seems to be some progress is this area, according to this post:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2005-December/msg00017.html

> 
> > If you try to install fop separately it requires Jimi or JAI
> > packages from Sun and Sun's installer scripts no longer work on
> > Fedora because somebody broke "tail +n".  Probably fixable, but what
> > is the right direction for me to pursue?
> 
> export _POSIX2_VERSION=199209
> 
> .. or ask Sun to fix their script to use 'tail -n +...'.
> 
> See:
>   info coreutils "Standards Conformance"
> 
> > I tried db2pdf but it seems to expect sgml, rather than xml?
> 
> Yes, that's for SGML.
> 
> Tim.
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