Re: [Boost-docs] pdf generation broken on trunk

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] pdf generation broken on trunk
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-05 16:11:45

Roland Schwarz wrote:
> Paul A Bristow wrote:
>>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>> This to me is an indication that fop 0.20.5 simply is (too)
>>> broken, and
>> John Maddock concluded this as well and has used for the Math
>> Toolkit docs - 350 pages and counting ;-) and recommended RenderX
>> to generate the pdf.
>> It renders in colour (though I've not seen with the *new* coloured
>> syntax yet).
>> You can get a trial version free.
> I cannot easily see how this relates to the boostbook toolchain in
> Boost.Build.
> One can alway use external tools, and perhaps it would be best for the
> current boostbook tool to be able to specify external renderers as an
> option.

RenderX (or XEP for short), is a drop in replacement for Apache FOP, my
user-config.jam has:

using fop : #C:/download/open/xml/fop-0.93/fop.bat
           : C:/PROGRA~1/Java/j2re1.4.2_12

So as you can see, I've tried them all at some point!


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