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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] docbook 4.5 install. Woefully hard?
On 08/03/2009 02:11 PM, DeanNelson wrote: > Dave > I have stayed away from cygwin because I wanted to make sure that the > users had something simple. I keep a simple doctools tree that has all > of the tools that I need (FOP, Saxon, XSLTPROC, etc) and the users load > it from Subversion. > I support both Windows and Linux, since most of the content generators > are Windows based and I use both. I created identically named scripts to > run the Docbook generation on both Win32 and Linux, which keeps the > documentation simpler. Neat. xxx.bat and xxx.sh? > Since most of the tools are Java based, I'm sure that would satisfy 80% of users. > the command calls are similar. I > include XSLTPROC & XMLLINT for win32 in my distribution because they are > available on most Linux distros but not Windows. > Your experience software developer is correct - it is a bit confusing at > first, but sloshing through Bob's book can clear up almost all issues > and put him on the right path. It was the 7 hours he'd taken to google his way round that he objected to! I'm not even sure he'd found Bobs write-up. > I sometimes forget how much I struggled back when I developed the > system, and I am a software developer ;-) Any statement on availability Dean? Is it something you maintain for your users? regards -- Dave Pawson XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. http://www.dpawson.co.uk