Re: generating documentation in a printable format...


Simos Xenitellis schrieb:
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 12:11 AM, Simos
> Xenitellis<simos lists googlemail com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 9:39 PM, Stefan Kost<ensonic hora-obscura de> wrote:
>>> Murray Cumming schrieb:
>>>> On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 22:23 +0300, Stefan Kost wrote:
>>>>> Unfortunately the docbook to pdf chain is in terrible state these
>>>>> days.
>>>> It's not that bad if you can use fop. And that's not as difficult as it
>>>> once was. I think most of the bugs I found last time are now fixed.
>>> I tried using various versions of fop, but get java backtraces for all of them.
>>> I filed bugs for those, but nothing happens there :/
>> An additional method to generate PDF is to use dblatex with the LaTeX
>> or XeTeX backends.
>> XeTeX is getting more popular as it works better with Unicode.
>> See for examples.
>> I just tried generating the PDF documentation for gtk-docs using
>> dblatex and either the LaTeX/XeTeX backends.
> ...snip...
> I generated PDFs with dblatex, using both backends,
> I modified the intermediate .tex files in a few places so that a PDF
> can be produced.
> Simos

this looks pretty good. WOuld be nice to see a diff of what you changed. I
wonder it those are things that could be fixed in dblatex. I'll try to integrate
that into gtkdoc-mkpdf (maybe during guadec).


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