[svnbook] r5242 committed - branches/1.8/vi/book/ch01-fundamental-concepts. xml

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at red-bean.com
Wed Nov 30 11:55:41 CST 2016


'make clean' should actually be *deleting* the "version.xml" file.  Can you
do this:

$ make clean
$ rm book/version.xml
$ make version

And post the resulting content of book/version.xml?

On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 12:28 PM, Chinh Do <chinh.d.v at gmail.com> wrote:

> this file is the result of *make clean* and I didn't make any change to
> it. Maybe  this strange thing happens because I'm running the code in macOS
> (latest macOS 10.12.1)
>
> Chinh
>
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:23 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Okay, so clearly the definition of "svn.version" is missing from your
>> version.xml file.  Now, what I can't quite figure out is how you managed to
>> get a definition for "svn.l10n_revision" without "svn.version", too.
>> Moreover, when I look at ^/branches/1.8/vi/Makefile, I can see that it
>> sets:
>>
>>    L10N_REVISION = r
>>
>> so your version.xml file *should* contain:
>>
>>   <!ENTITY svn.l10n_revision "r">
>>
>> (Notice the value set to "r" instead of the empty string "".)
>>
>> Not really sure what's going on here.
>>
>> -- Mike
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:26 AM, Chinh Do <chinh.d.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> content of the version.xml
>>>
>>> *<!ENTITY svn.l10n_revision "">*
>>> *<!ENTITY svn.date "Wed Nov 30 22:20:34 ICT 2016">*
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:24 PM, C. Michael Pilato <
>>> cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> What is the content of the version.xml file?
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Chinh Do <chinh.d.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>> The compilation now go without the error.
>>>>>
>>>>> FYI. I still cannot see the version number in the compiled HTML (see
>>>>> attached picture)
>>>>>
>>>>> Chinh
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:17 PM, C. Michael Pilato <
>>>>> cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> The &svn.version; entity (as well as &svn.l10n_revision; and
>>>>>> &svn.date;) is defined in a file that the build process creates
>>>>>> named "version.xml".  This file is supposed to be created automatically as
>>>>>> a dependency of the various main 'make' commands ('make all-html', 'make
>>>>>> pdf', etc.), but you can manually trigger the creation of this file using
>>>>>> 'make version'.  Now that you've worked out some of the kinks of the build
>>>>>> system, you might also consider doing 'make clean' first and then 'make
>>>>>> all-html' again to see if things go better this time around.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- Mike
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 5:04 AM, Chinh Do <chinh.d.v at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Stefan,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks very much!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I try to install Xcode and I now can compile the book with *make
>>>>>>> all-html* command. However, I have "book/book.xml:57: parser error
>>>>>>> : Entity 'svn.version' not defined" message when I compile. If I
>>>>>>> remove the "*&svn.version;*" from the file book.xml then the
>>>>>>> compile process run well but of course the final HTML is without SVN
>>>>>>> version information in the sentence "*Compiled from ....*"
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Could you please also help me on this?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> Chinh
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ‚Äč
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 4:12 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp at stsp.name>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:36:39AM +0700, Chinh Do wrote:
>>>>>>>> > Hi Mike,
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > As said, I'm not familiar with setting this kind of environment
>>>>>>>> and I have
>>>>>>>> > just failed in doing so for the third times. Could you please
>>>>>>>> help me?
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > See in the picture below. At the step 2 at mark A when I tried
>>>>>>>> > "./configure" I had "*No such file or directory*". I looked at the
>>>>>>>> > directory and I saw that the file is configure.in so I typed "./
>>>>>>>> configure.in"
>>>>>>>> > and I had syntax error "*./configure.in <http://configure.in>:
>>>>>>>> line 1:
>>>>>>>> > syntax error near unexpected token `libxslt/xslt.c'*
>>>>>>>> > *./configure.in <http://configure.in>: line 1:
>>>>>>>> `AC_INIT(libxslt/xslt.c)'*"
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > So, how can I pass this error? If I choose to download pre-build
>>>>>>>> binary
>>>>>>>> > package, where will I need to put the package into?
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > Thanks!
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > Chinh
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi Chinh,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> it looks as if you're using a Mac with OS X?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It seems libxslt is part of Xcode:
>>>>>>>> https://www.apple.com/opensource/ (search for libxslt):
>>>>>>>> libxslt libxslt 1.1.24  Mac OS X, Xcode Tools
>>>>>>>> Which links to: https://opensource.apple.com/source/libxslt/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Installing Xcode is probably the easiest way to get libxslt on this
>>>>>>>> platform.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>>> Stefan
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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