[interchange-docs] XSL stylesheets 1.69.1
kevin at cursor.biz
Thu Mar 30 10:59:42 EST 2006
Davor Ocelic <docelic at mail.inet.hr> wrote:
> As you might know, there's a Debian package for XSL stylesheets 1.68.1, so
> that's what we have been using to generate xmldocs.
> (stylesheets are written in XSL language and are what transforms xml to
> an output format, such as pdf or html).
> However, version 1.69.1 is out (for some time), and also there are *extremely*
> convenient XSL snapshot packages available for download which work out of the
> box and let you use 1.69.1.
> We will switch to 1.69.1 soon, because I've just tried it and it works
> really nice.
> Apart from being generally better, 1.69.1 should have drastically better
> manpage support, which is also what we've been waiting for.
> If someone is building docs at home, the 1.69.1 snapshot procedure is simply:
> cd xmldocs/
> wget http://docbook.sourceforge.net/snapshot/docbook-xsl-snapshot.zip
> unzip docbook-xsl-snapshot.zip
> cd docbook-xsl-snapshot
> install.sh (kind of just prints a line to update shell environment)
> cd ..
> After that, you can build using 1.69.1 with no changes whatsoever.
> To undo the whole thing, run ./uninstall.sh
A note on the above for Gentoo GNU/Linux users:
The following command will get you version 1.68.1-r1, which is the
version I have at the moment.
If you edit your "/etc/portage/package.keywords" file and unmask the
package with the following line:
then the above "emerge" command will install/overwrite with the
lastest available x86 testing version (currently 1.69.1).
You can undo this by removing the package unmask line from the
"/etc/portage/portage.keywords" file, and re-running "emerge", which
will install/overwrite with the latest stable version (currently
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