[Kolab-format] Spec in cvs

Bo Thorsen bo at sonofthor.dk
Fri Jun 11 16:20:17 CEST 2004

On Friday 11 June 2004 10:28, Stephan Buys wrote:
> What package provides db2ps? I want to check if Gentoo provides it...

It's docbook-toys here on my SuSE system.

I know docbook is a problem for you on Gentoo, but it must be solvable 
somehow - I can't believe that Gentoo users are not using docbook at all. 
I hope this tip can help you get there.


> On Thursday 10 June 2004 17:27, Bo Thorsen wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have checked the spec in to the kolab cvs server now. It's in the
> > kolabrepository under doc/kolab-formats.
> >
> > I'm writing it in docbook, since that seems to be the most reasonable
> > tool for this job. You can build the paper with "make kolabformat.ps"
> > or "make kolabformat.pdf". HTML generation didn't work for me, don't
> > know why.
> >
> > I think jadetex is the only necessary package for building these, but
> > if more dependencies are necessary, we can add a file describing
> > them. If you have problems building the paper, let this list know.
> >
> > Martins old files he did for the format are still in this directory
> > also. They will be deleted once we are sure all relevant information
> > are present in the new files. Unless you want to do this job, they
> > you can ignore them.
> >
> > At some point, we should start automating building pdf files and
> > putting them on the webpage, so people won't have to build the paper
> > themselves.
> >
> > Bo.


     Bo Thorsen                 |   Praestevejen 4
     Senior Software Engineer   |   5290 Marslev
     Klarälvdalens Datakonsult  |   Denmark
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