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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] db2man: base.dir param doesn't work

Yes, I'm talking about the manpages/docbook.xsl stylesheet.

The last time I generated manpages from docbook it was not
an xsl process -  it was torturous, so I'm grateful for your work
on this stylesheet.

Michael Smith wrote:
> Denis Bradford <denis.bradford@verizon.net> writes:
>>The base.dir param seems to have no effect with the db2man stylesheet. 
>>I've tried it both in the stylesheet and from the command line.
>>I'm running with docbook.xsl 1.68.1 with saxon 6.4.3
> That is by design. Support for the base.dir param has not yet been
> implemented for manpages output. In fact, there is not support yet
> in the manpages stylesheet for *any* user-configurable parameters.
> But there will be in the next stylesheet release. I recently
> checked in some of the litprog infrastructure parts needed for
> auto-generating docs for manpage parameters. Now I just need to
> start actually implementing support for the parameters. The first
> two will be params to toggle hyphenation and right-justification.
> If you want support for base.dir to be added, please file a
> manpages enhancement request at Sourceforge.
>   http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=516914&group_id=21935&func=browse
> And just to be clear, you mean the manpages/docbook.xsl stylesheet, right?
>   --Mike

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