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From: "Ralf Habacker" <Ralf DOT Habacker AT freenet DOT de>
To: "Cygwin-Apps" <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: RE: DocBook and OpenJade packages
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 13:06:55 +0100
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I' ve send this mail original to cygwin, because I was told to use the cygwin list, if not talking about cygwin
distributed apps, but I don*t know I you are listening to cygwin, soo this is a resent. :-)
>
> Hi all,
>
> I've recently installed the DocBook text processing system under CygWin.
> This was quite fiddly, as there are many small tools that have to be
> downloaded and configured.
>
> I'm willing to volunteer to produce and maintain proper CygWin packages for
> these tools, so that they can be easily installed by just choosing the
> packages in the setup program.
>
> * Is this something you'd like?

for the kde2.2.x port too. This would be nice for kdevelop, which need this

> * Is anybody currently working on this?

I have tried to compile Openjade, but without success. So I have stopped this.

>
> As per the guidelines at http://cygwin.com/setup.html, I've written proposed
> setup.hint files - they're at the end of this e-mail.  Comments welcome.
> I haven't started working on the actual packages yet.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jon Foster
>
> --- sgml-base/setup.hint ---
> # This package is assembled from:
> # - A perl script to maintain the SGML catalog file, probably from Debian's
> #   sgml-base package, and probably modified for cygwin - I haven't checked
> #   yet.
> # - ISO entity definitions, from http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/ISOEnts.zip
> # - HTML 3.2 DTDs from http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html32
> # - HTML 4.0 DTDs from http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-html40-19980424
> # - HTML 4.01 DTDs from http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224
> #
> category: Text
> requires: perl bash
> # perl      - To run the SGML catalog maintainace script.
> # bash      - To run the post-install script to set up an SGML catalog.
> test: 1.01-1
> sdesc: "A basic SGML tree, and tools to maintain it."
> ldesc: "A basic SGML tree, and tools to maintain it.
> Includes the ISO entities, and the definitions of HTML 3.2, 4.0 and 4.01."
>
> --- openjade/setup.hint ---
> # Original source: http://openjade.sourceforge.net/
> category: Text
> requires: cygwin sgml-base bash
> # cygwin    - This package contains binaries.
> # sgml-base - So we can add DTDs to the SGML catalog.
> # bash      - To run the post-install script to update the SGML catalog.
> test: 1.3.1-1
> sdesc: "The OpenSP SGML parser and the OpenJade DSSSL processor."
> ldesc: "The OpenSP SGML parser and the OpenJade DSSSL processor.
>
> OpenSP is a library for reading SGML files.
>
> OpenJade can transform SGML files into other formats, such as
> HTML and TeX files.  The transformation is controlled by DSSSL
> style sheets (not included).
>
> OpenJade is commonly used with the docbook and docbook-dsssl packages.
>
> For more information, see http://openjade.sourceforge.net/"
>
> --- xhtml-dtd/setup.hint ---
> # Original sources:
> # XHTML 1.0 DTD: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/
> # XHTML 1.1 DTD: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/
> #
> # (This package is included for completeness, not because DocBook needs it).
> #
> category: Text
> requires: sgml-base libxml2 bash
> # sgml-base - So we can add DTDs to the SGML catalog.
> # libxml2   - So we can add DTDs to the XML catalog.
> # bash      - To run the post-install script to update the SGML
> #             and XML catalogs.
> test: 1.1-1
> sdesc: "DTDs defining XHTML 1.0 and 1.1, for use by XML and SGML tools."
> ldesc: "DTDs defining XHTML 1.0 and 1.1, for use by XML and SGML tools.
>
> For more information, see http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/"
>
> --- docbook/setup.hint ---
> # Original source: http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/
> category: Text
> requires: sgml-base openjade bash
> # sgml-base - So we can add DTDs to the SGML catalog.
> # bash      - To run the post-install script to update the SGML catalog.
> # openjade  - not really required for installation, but if you
> #             want to do anything *useful* with it you'll need an
> #             SGML parser, and openjade is the only one cygwin offers.
> test: 4.1-1
> sdesc: "An SGML DTD for writing books and other documentation."
> ldesc: "An SGML DTD for writing books and other documentation,
> especially technical documentation.
>
> To convert DocBook documents to other formats such as HTML, you also need
> the package docbook-dsssl.
>
> This DTD is also available in XML flavour (in package 'docbook-xml').
>
> See http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ for more information."
>
> --- docbook-xml/setup.hint ---
> # Original source: http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/
> category: Text
> requires: sgml-base libxml2 bash
> # sgml-base - So we can add DTDs to the SGML catalog.
> # libxml2   - So we can add DTDs to the XML catalog.
> # bash      - To run the post-install script to update the SGML
> #             and XML catalogs.
> test: 4.1.2-1
> sdesc: "An XML DTD for writing books and other documentation."
> ldesc: "An XML DTD for writing books and other documentation,
> especially technical documentation.
>
> To convert DocBook documents to other formats such as HTML, you also need
> the package docbook-xsl.
>
> This DTD is also available in SGML flavour (in package 'docbook').
>
> See http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ for more information."
>
> --- docbook-dsssl/setup.hint ---
> # Original source: http://docbook.sourceforge.net/
> category: Text
> requires: sgml-base openjade docbook perl bash
> # sgml-base - So we can add DTDs to the SGML catalog.
> # openjade  - not really required for installation, but if you
> #             want to do anything *useful* with it you'll need a
> #             DSSSL engine, and openjade is the only one cygwin offers.
> # docbook   - We need the DTD available to do anything.
> # bash - To run the post-install script to update the SGML catalog.
> test: 1.74b-1
> sdesc: "Tools for converting DocBook SGML to HTML, TeX, MIF or RTF."
> ldesc: "DSSSL stylesheets for converting DocBook SGML to HTML, TeX, MIF or
> RTF.
>
> Includes a perl script for generating the index.
>
> See http://docbook.sourceforge.net/ for more information."
>
> --- docbook-xsl/setup.hint ---
> # Original source: http://docbook.sourceforge.net/
> category: Text
> requires: libxslt docbook-xml
> # libxslt     - not really required for installation, but if you
> #               want to do anything *useful* with it you'll need a
> #               XSLT engine, and libxslt is the only one cygwin offers.
> # docbook-xml - If you want to do anything with this package then you need
> #               the Docbook XML DTDs.  If docbook-xml isn't installed, they
> #               will be automatically fetched from a web server *every time*
> #               they're needed.  However, that's a very slow way to do it -
> #               far better to install them locally.
> test: 1.48-1
> sdesc: "XSL stylesheets for converting DocBook XML to HTML and
> other formats."
> ldesc: "XSL stylesheets for converting DocBook XML to HTML or FO.
>
> Once the document has been converted to a FO (Formatting Object) file,
> it can be further processed to PDF or other formats, using tools
> such as PassiveTeX (not included)
>
> See http://docbook.sourceforge.net/ for more information."
>
> --- End of packages ---
>
>
> --
> "The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at
> the ground and miss." - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
>
> E-mail: jon AT jon-foster DOT co DOT uk
> web: http://www.jon-foster.co.uk/
>
>
>
>
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