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From Sebastien Goasguen <>
Subject Re: [DOCS] LXC documentation
Date Tue, 02 Apr 2013 08:37:47 GMT

On Apr 1, 2013, at 3:54 PM, Phong Nguyen <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been working on adding LXC documentation [1].
> LXC is very similar to KVM in terms of setup, so I would like to reuse most
> of the KVM sections to avoid duplicate documentation. With the unique IDs
> in the KVM sections, Publican will error out during build because it will
> find duplicate IDs since these sections are included more than once.
> As a workaround, I was able to define the <section> tags with unique IDs
> for LXC and used xpointer references to source all children of the
> <section> tag in the included KVM xml files. This works as expected,
> however, it's brittle and I'd like to find a better solution.
> What approach should we take for reusable documentation (within the same
> book)? Should we not use any IDs in xml fragments that are deemed reusable?

Can't you just make a reference to the section without including it entirely.
Something like "For this configuration see section XXX in the KVM chapter" ?

> [1]
> Thanks,
> Phong

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