On Thursday 18 June 2009 06:09:09 pm Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, 2009-06-18 at 11:05 -0400, Jay Smith wrote:
> > I know nothing of the workflow that results in the current HTML
> > manual format.  It would seem to me that producing one or more
> > other formats should come out of that same workflow.
>
> Indeed. The manual is written in Docbook/XML and you can get a
> variety of output formats from that source. If you checkout the
> gimp-help-2 repository from git.gnome.org (I suggest to do a
> shallow clone due to the immense size of the project), then you
> will get the Docbook/XML sources, the images and a build system
> that spits out HTML and optionally PDF or ODF.
>
> Here's what I did to get a PDF version of the english user
> manual:
>
>  git clone --depth=0 git://git.gnome.org/gimp-help-2
>  cd gimp-help-2
>  ./autogen.sh
>  LINGUAS=en make
>  LINGUAS=en make pdf-local
>
> And to check the result:
>
>  pdfinfo pdf/en/gimp.pdf
>
> Title:          GNU Image Manipulation Program
> Subject:
> Keywords:
> Author:
> Creator:        DBLaTeX-0.2.10-1
> Producer:       pdfTeX-1.40.3
> CreationDate:   Thu Jun 18 23:57:05 2009
> ModDate:        Thu Jun 18 23:57:05 2009
> Tagged:         no
> Pages:          849
> Encrypted:      no
> Page size:      595.276 x 841.89 pts (A4)
> File size:      39395416 bytes
> Optimized:      no
> PDF version:    1.4
>
>
> Sven

This is just what I was looking for! Thanks.  Am I correct in 
assuming that setting depth=0 delivers just the latest version?




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