[lfs-dev] Update to docbook stylesheets

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 09:25:42 PDT 2013


Matt Burgess wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-10-09 at 00:08 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Matt Burgess wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I've just committed r10355 which updates the stylesheets used to
>>> generate the LFS book to docbook-xsl-1.78.1.  The commit is likely far
>>> too big to hit lfs-book; the changes to our customisation layers were
>>> minimal, the majority of the commit is adding the upstream stylesheets
>>> and deleting the previous snapshot.
>>
>> I'm sorry, but what was the advantage to do that?
>
> It will help with #3035 (creating an ePub version of the book) as well
> as generally in-keeping with the spirit of LFS by using the latest
> available version of upstream projects.
>
>>> I've generated PDF, HTML chunked and HTML none-chunked output.  The
>>> output looks decent to me, except for the HTML index (longindex.html in
>>> the chunked output), which is pretty screwy.  Help in fixing that up
>>> would be appreciated, as my xsl-fu is pretty poor.  I'll take a look
>>> this evening, but can't promise a fix in a reasonable time.
>>
>> Yes, it's terrible.  I think we should have discussed this before the
>> commit.  The commit, BTW was over 12M.  That will be deleted from mailman.
>
> Fair enough; I can revert it if you want.

No, it's the development version and we have until March to get it 
fixed.  I took a look last night and I think the file that needs to be 
fixed is stylesheets/lfs-xsl/xhtml/lfs-index.xsl,  It will take some 
research to get it fixed though.  My xsl is pretty shaky too.

   -- Bruce





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