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From: Ismael Olea <>
To: Alan Westhagen <>
Cc: docbook-tools-discuss <>
Subject: Re: Indirection
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 09:31:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1115976677.13436.143.camel@lisergia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

El mar, 10-05-2005 a las 13:48 -0700, Alan Westhagen escribió:

This seems to be an XML/SGML incompatibility I've never had time to

For me the alternative was using the XML tool-chain. I'm in love with
xmlto :-D

> I have a lot of documents written in docbook xml which, up until
> recently, worked fine with docbook-tools.
> A typical header looks like this:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "=//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.2//EN" 
>               ""
> [
> ]>
> I can no longer process the documents with docbook-tools.  I believe
> the element that has changed is the dtd located at
> Since I have no power to correct what is installed at
>, I would like to use local files, but with indirection,
> so that I do not have to change all the documents each time I
> upgrade my system.
> I tried to use a symbolic link as the system identifier.  Emacs was
> happy with that, but docbook-tools broke.
> I tried putting OVERRIDE YES in the catalog file, but the tools
> still insist on being able to open the file referenced by the
> system identifier.
> Does anyone have a simple way of setting up indirection, catalog
> based or otherwise, for docbook tools?  My setup is standard
> RedHat Enterprise Linux.
> Best regards,
> Alan

      parent reply	other threads:[~2005-05-13  9:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-05-10 20:48 Indirection Alan Westhagen
2005-05-11 10:35 ` Indirection Éric Bischoff
2005-05-13  9:31 ` Ismael Olea [this message]

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