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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] AW: [SPAM] [docbook] "xmlto pdf" command fails inTeX/LaTeX step on debian system.
On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 12:20:20PM EST, Daniel Leidert wrote: [snip] > > This looks like http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=291813 > and http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=318822. > > I didn't fully examine the problem yet, but it seems to be caused by > passivetex , which has been removed from Debian Etch/Sid. That is really good news, not only does it "not work" but it also takes a heck of a long time doing so. > As mentioned in the mail cited in the footnote, dblatex(.sf.net) might > be a replacement for passivetex. But it seems, you are a Sarge user. > I'm not sure, what I should suggest. docbook-xsl(you can safely use > the package from Sid under Sarge) and fop should work for creating > PDFs. But I don't know, how this fits your LaTeX environment. >  See also http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=291813;msg=12. Thanks. I would pretty much like to keep the xml/docbook & LaTeX environments seperate. The kernel on my debian etch system needs a bit of work but I should be able to bring it up some time next weekend and if I can get FOP to work on this new system, I'll be a happy camper. Thanks, cga