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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Generating PDF from QuickBook?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-07 12:26:34

On 7 February 2014 17:02, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 02/07/2014 08:44 AM, Nat Goodspeed wrote:
>> I'm sorry, this must be a FAQ, but my Google search turned up mail
>> from 2009 advising me to cd to libs/xxx/doc and run
>> ../../../b2 pdf
>> When I do that in a new modular Boost tree, I get the following errors:
>> /Users/nat/boost-git/tools/build/src/tools/boostbook.jam:704: in
>> construct from module object(boostbook-target-class)@1466
>> error: Cannot build documentation type 'pdf'.
>> <snip>
>> Is there some incantation I can apply to produce PDF output?
> You need to set up fop. I think there's
> a wiki page:

We usually use XEP as it gives better results. I'm not sure how well
FOP will work as I haven't tried it for years.

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