[Fwd: fop built]

Tommy Reynolds Tommy.Reynolds at MegaCoder.com
Fri Nov 30 18:42:36 UTC 2007

Uttered "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at gmail.com>, spake thus:

> 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.
> > > I've just requested that Tommy's way old patch be renewed and applied:
> > > 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?
> > 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.

You should be able to use the ${XSLT_PROCESSOR} environment variable
to invoke a short shell script that does what you want.

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