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Re: Brokenness of DocBook XSL toolchain

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 07:00:46PM +0100, Aaron Isotton wrote:
> Now to xmlto.  xmlto (should) automate this entire process by calling
> the appropriate helpers, deleting temp files etc.  It uses a hack to
> respect /etc/papersize, but entities like — or even more important
> ones such as ä do not work.  As almost every serious XML documents
> contains some entities at some point, it's basically unusable to create
> PDF.

On the topic of xmlto, does it having a missing build depends and/or
versioned build depends?

I tried building it under pbuilder on woody, and got lots of errors

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file:///usr/share/sgml/docbook/dtd/xml/4.2/dbcentx.mod:375: warning: failed to load external entity "file:///usr/share/sgml/entities/xml-iso-entities-8879.1986/iso-pub.ent"
file:///usr/share/sgml/docbook/dtd/xml/4.2/dbcentx.mod:379: warning: failed to load external entity "file:///usr/share/sgml/entities/xml-iso-entities-8879.1986/iso-tech.ent"
make[2]: *** [man/man1/xmlto.1] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/buildd/xmlto-0.0.12'
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/buildd/xmlto-0.0.12'
make: *** [build-stamp] Error 2
pbuilder: Failed autobuilding of package
 -> unmounting /proc filesystem
 -> unmounting /dev/pts filesystem
 -> cleaning the build env 

Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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