an XSL/xsltproc-based TLDP toolchain?

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Thu Jun 7 23:18:35 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 10:54 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 07:22 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > i've just become a maintainer of one of the guides over at,
> > > and the current build infrastructure is based on DSSSL stylesheets,
> > > whereas i'd really prefer to work with XSL and xsltproc.
> > >
> > >   does anyone have a working toolchain that runs under FC6/F7 that
> > > uses strictly the XSL-based stuff?  thanks.
> >
> > I think this describes our build tools:
> >
> >
> >
> > If you have specific questions about how we're doing something
> > please feel free to drop another line here!
> not trying to sound lazy, but what i was after was a top-level
> Makefile that was the XSL-based version of the Makefile that's already
> at the top of this project.  i've reproduced it below -- you can see
> how it's clearly DSSSL-based and, in fact, it won't even work under
> FC6 given that the directory locations are just plain wrong.
> so i'm looking for an equivalent XSL version that would work under
> FC6.  am i making sense here?

Probably, but I'm just dense. :-)  I think the "Makefile.common" file
has the targets in which you're interested.  We have "html" and
"html-nochunks" targets as well as other assorted goodies.  The
docs-common folder can sit in or up to a couple levels above your source
doc... you can see example usage at: 

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