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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-07 09:43:49

Guillaume Melquiond wrote:

> Le jeudi 07 juin 2007 à 17:02 +0400, Vladimir Prus a écrit :
>> > Concerning "using boostbook", having to specify the directories is a
>> > bit annoying. As a regular user of DocBook, my catalog files for
>> > DocBook are already properly configured and BoostBook should not
>> > override them with its own version.
>> Can you clarify that? Are you suggesting that you should be able to
>> provide the name of your existing catalog file instead? I'm not sure
>> that's good idea -- most users of BoostBook are not experts in writing
>> catalog files, so having just to specified DTD and XSLT directories is
>> simpler.
> You make it sound like both configuration methods would necessarily be
> exclusive and only one can be used. If it is so, then I agree the
> current solution is better.
> Anyway, what I meant was a bit different. My /etc/xml/catalog file is
> properly configured and xsltproc automatically reads it to get the
> location of all my catalogs (including DocBook). By defining the
> XML_CATALOG_FILES environment variable, bjam prevents xsltproc to read
> its configuration file. As a consequence, xsltproc does not find the
> DocBook files anymore and tries to download them.

Given that downloading them is pretty much always bad idea, maybe we
should just not use XML_CATALOG_FILES at all for

        using boostbook ;


- Volodya

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