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From: "Éric Bischoff" <>
Cc: Alan Westhagen <>
Subject: Re: Indirection
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 10:35:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Le Mardi 10 Mai 2005 22:48, Alan Westhagen a écrit :
> 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 think that if you declare the local address of
	"=//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.2//EN"
in your catalogs, it should work.

> 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.

Ah. Then you would have to run a script to remove
from all your documents. I don't know.

> Does anyone have a simple way of setting up indirection, catalog
> based or otherwise, for docbook tools?  My setup is standard
> RedHat Enterprise Linux.

Sorry, looks like I don't know.

Never try and teach a pig to sing,
you waste your time and annoy the pig
        - Mark Twain

  reply	other threads:[~2005-05-11 10:35 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 ` Éric Bischoff [this message]
2005-05-13  9:31 ` Indirection Ismael Olea

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