[Slackbuilds-users] a question on compilation of html
alik at ejik.org
Fri Aug 5 00:25:46 UTC 2016
On Sun, Jul 31, 2016, at 03:55, Robby Workman wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Jul 2016 03:37:36 +0300
> Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'd like to ask for an advice.
> > I'm doing a slackbuild for REDUCE (http://reduce-algebra.sf.net).
> > The source contains the tex-files for REDUCE manual and during the
> > build they are compiled to pdf and html. The problem is related to
> > the html, which is created with TeX4ht. To have TeX4ht the user
> > needs texlive.
> > I see here 2 possibilities:
> > 1. Compile HTML only if TeX4ht is installed and put to the README
> > something like:
> > -----
> > NOTE: TeX4ht (a part of the texlive package available at
> > SlackBuilds.org) is used to build the REDUCE manual in HTML format.
> > It is not built if TeX4ht is not found on the system. The manual in
> > PDF format is built anyway. The HTML manual is also available on the
> > REDUCE homepage:
> > http://reduce-algebra.sourceforge.net/manual/manual.html -----
> > 2. Add the compiled html-manual to the source tarball. The source in
> > any case will be hosted on Ryan's slackbuildsdirectlinks.sf.net
> > because the source code is available via svn only.
> > What is the right way handle this situation?
> Either approach seems fine to me, but I'd lean toward #1.
Thank you! I will follow approach 1.
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