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Subject: Re: [docbook] Just starting out
On 7 Jul, Casey Ackels wrote: > Hello I am just starting out with using DocBook, and unsurprisingly I > have ran into some problems. I am on FreeBSD 4.8, and have installed > the relevant DocBook ports. Most of the tutorials that I have tried to > follow use the program docbook2html. Although I do not have that on my > box, which has made it considerably harder. Looks like docbook2html is a jade wrapper. I am using docbook for several years just fine on FreeBSD. > If you use DocBook on FreeBSD could you please let me know how you got > it to work? I realize that information here is pretty vague, but I > really don't have any more, since i'm just starting out. > I have made a little script to produce html from docbook. Basically, the command is: jade -t sgml -d <stylesheet> <docbook file> and to convert docbook to pdf, the commands are: jade -t tex -d <stylesheet> <docbook file> pdfjadetex <generated tex file> Hope that helps! Phil.