Publican question

Jeff Fearn jfearn at
Thu Feb 21 00:19:10 UTC 2008

Karsten 'quaid' Wade wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 09:23 +1000, Jeff Fearn wrote:
>> Jared Smith wrote:
>>> 1) Do we want the toolchain to be able to detect the version of FOP and
>>> adjust itself accordingly?
>> This is probably the best approach, however different versions of FOP require 
>> different configuration files and font metrics files. So we really want to keep 
>> the number of supported version to a low number, like say 2 :)
> How about three+?  This is because we have Fedora N, Fedora N-1,
> rawhide, and EPEL 5.  I'm reckoning that you might want to see the a
> preferred version of fop in EPEL.  We'll continue to need it working in
> the current, current-minus-one, and rawhide.

I came up with a way that can support an arbitrary number of config files :)

I have some patches in place to try and get FOP 0.94 working, however 
it's proving to be a pain to get working. Still plugging away on that.

Cheers, Jeff.

Jeff Fearn <jfearn at>
Software Engineer
Engineering Operations
Red Hat, Inc

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