Would it not be easier to reverse the process? We can use rest data
and convert them to either docbook (do we have a rest > docbook
converter?) or html.


On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Nuno Lopes<nlop...@php.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 13:14, Nuno Lopes<nlop...@php.net> wrote:
>>> Just FYI, this file (and php-src/INSTALL) used to be generated
>>> automatically
>>> from phpdoc sources.
>>> I used to do this myself, but I haven't done it for quite some time now,
>>> so
>>> I don't know what's the status. Does anyone knows?
>> Nope.
>> We found out, just before the 5.3.0 release, that it was very very
>> outofdate but couldnt figureout how to generate it so Johannes made
>> some 'manual changes' to it.
> Ok, so let me summarize how it used to work:
> First we generated a .html file that included the whole install + install
> faq sections of the manual (with openjade at the time :). Then we used lynx
> to produce the .txt file out of the .html file.
> The difference between INSTALL and install.txt was the included sections. We
> excluded non-interesting sections from the souce .xmls files before
> generating the html.
> In the old phpdoc/Makefile.in you can find this:
> %.txt: %.html
>   lynx -nolist -dump file:`pwd`/$< > $@
> And the source .xml files can still be found in CVS:
> http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/phpdoc/install-unix.xml?view=markup
> http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/phpdoc/install-win.xml?view=markup
> Nuno
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