forrest-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Sina K. Heshmati" <>
Subject RE: Error when generating pdf from docbook
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:31:53 GMT
"Heather Phipps" wrote:

> I set up the basic site that comes with Apache Forrest.  The only
> changes I made were to add the docbook dtd (v4.4) and add the docbook
> stylesheets from sourceforge, add a simple docbook file to the samples
> directory (<section><title>title</title><para>para</para></para>)
> a reference in the site.xml file, and added the appropriate sections
> to the sitemap.xmap file:
>     <sourcetype name="docbook-v4.4">
>      <document-declaration public-id="-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"/>
>     </sourcetype>
> and
>    <map:match pattern="**.xml">
>     <map:act type="sourcetype" src="{properties:content.xdocs}{1}.xml">
>      <map:select type="parameter">
>       <map:parameter name="parameter-selector-test" value="{sourcetype}"/>
>       <map:when test="docbook-v4.4">
>        <map:generate src="{properties:content.xdocs}{../1}.xml"/>
>        <map:transform
>           src="{properties:resources.stylesheets}/docbook-xsl-1.74.3-pre
> 2/html/docbook.xsl"/>
>        <map:transform src="{forrest:forrest.stylesheets}/html-to-document.xsl"/>
>        <map:transform type="idgen"/>
>        <map:serialize type="xml-document"/>
>       </map:when>
>      </map:select>
>     </map:act>
>    </map:match>
> When I run the "forrest" command, the site builds as expected except
> for the pdf file to the docbook file.  The html page is generated
> without a problem, and the site.xml item is added to the menu.  The
> following is the error that is displayed when Forrest tries to render
> it:
> BROKEN: internal-destination or external-destination must be specified
> in basic-link
> I put some good effort into figuring it out, but have not had any
> luck.  I am still very new to Forrest (and Cocoon), so I haven't done
> any "advanced" debugging.  I'm hoping it's something simple.  Any
> ideas?

You can use Docbook XSL-FO stylesheets to generate an FO file, just like you did for generating
HTML, except that you'd have to process your XML source with ${DOCBOOK_XSL}/fo/docbook.xsl.
The FO output should then be formatted using an FO processor e.g. FOP to generate PDF. 


> Other info:
> Mac OS 10.5.6
> Java 1.5.0_16
> Forrest 0.8

View raw message