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Re: [ANN] Creation of the "docs-common" subdirectory tree



On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 16:34 -0500, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
> Ahoy, Doc'ers!
> 
> Earlier on this list, Paul Frields began a discussion about moving
> all the overhead directories ("common", "css", "stylesheet-images",
> and "xsl") into a single object.  That way, the root directory of
> everyone's working tree would not be cluttered with boilerplate
> cruft.
> 
> The ensuing discussion has led to the creation of the "docs-common"
> top-level directory.  This now holds the four older directories
> mentioned above.  The old "doc-setup" object is no more.

I've updated the anonymous CVS checkout instructions on
f.r.c/projects/docs to reflect this.  Changes should be live within the
hour.

- Karsten
> 
> The "docs-common" is intended to be a peer directory for the
> individual document directories.  To check out a document for local
> editing or building, two steps are needed:
> 
> $ cvs checkout docs-common
> $ cvs checkout the-doc-I-want
> 
> Note that checking out "docs-common" is a one-time operation; all
> documents will share that one instance.
> 
> At least two changes need be made to each document's "Makefile":
> 
> 1) Change the relative paths for the "XSLPDF" and "XSLHTML" macros
>    from "../xsl" to "../docs-common/xsl".
> 
> 2) Change the relative path of the "cp ../stylesheet-images" line to
>    "cp ../docs-common/stylesheet-images"
> 
> Then, in the parent file of each document, change the relative paths
> of the "FEDORA-ENTITIES-EN" entity from "../common" to
> "../docs-common/common".  Yeah, I know, it looks redundant, doesn't
> it?  Also change the relative path of the "LEGALNOTICE" entity from
> "../common" to "../docs-common/common".
> 
> With these changes, you document should build.
> 
> Now, go back to your top-level directory, the one that now holds
> "docs-common" and *stale* copies of "common", "css",
> "stylesheet-images", and "xsl" directories.  Take a deep breath and
> type:
> 
> $ rm -rf README common css stylesheet-images xsl
> 
> to get rid of the files that are now part of "docs-common".
> 
> If you have any questions about this process, look at the
> "example-tutorial/" document: it has the necesssary changes.
> 
> Cheers
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