doc build tool 'fop' seems to be missing

Christopher Faylor
Thu Dec 19 19:22:00 GMT 2013

On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 06:47:24PM +0000, Mark Geisert wrote:
>I'm figuring out the definitive list of packages needed to build 32-bit
>Cygwin DLL and docs.  The DLL now builds OK.  The docs build fails:
>/oss/build make | tee make.out
>Writing cygwin-functions.html for chapter(cygwin-functions)
>Writing cygwin-api.html for book(cygwin-api)
>xmlto --skip-validation --with-dblatex html -o faq -m
>/oss/src/winsup/doc/cygwin.xsl /oss/src/winsup/doc/faq.xml
>Writing faq.html for article(faq)
>sed -i 's;</a><a name="id[0-9]*"></a>;</a>;g' faq/faq.html
>/oss/src/winsup/doc/ faq/faq.html
>xsltproc --xinclude /oss/src/winsup/doc/fo.xsl
>/oss/src/winsup/doc/cygwin-ug-net.xml | fop -q -fo -
>/bin/sh: fop: command not found
>Making portrait pages on USletter paper (8.5inx11in)
>make[3]: [cygwin-ug-net/cygwin-ug-net.pdf] Error 127 (ignored)
>Makefile:61: recipe for target 'cygwin-ug-net/cygwin-ug-net.pdf' failed
>xsltproc --xinclude /oss/src/winsup/doc/fo.xsl cygwin-api.xml | fop -q -fo -
>/bin/sh: fop: command not found
>Package Search yields no hits for "/fop$" or "/fop.exe$".  The
>winsup/doc/README doesn't mention fop.  I've installed all packages listed
>in that README.  The winsup/doc/ChangeLog mentions fop as now part of the
>build process, along with xsltproc, in an update dated 2013-07-20.  But I
>can't find fop.  Any leads appreciated.

You should be getting an "error ignored" when doing a "make".  So, you
could just ignore the issue.


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