[Lazarus] Latest RTL, FCL and LCL online docs

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 28 14:15:40 CEST 2009

On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> >
> > What is so hard about typing
> > make html
> > ?
> /opt/fpcdocs_svn $ make html
> make -C ../compiler/utils msg2inc
> make: *** ../compiler/utils: No such file or directory.  Stop.
> make: *** [../compiler/utils/msg2inc] Error 2
> OK, so clearly 'fpcdocs_svn' must be in a different directory layout.
> The README.DOCS doesn't mention a required directory structure. Also
> the documentation repository (located at
> http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcdocs/trunk) doesn't give any
> indication that it must be a sub-directory of FPC somewhere.
> The readme file also says that to create html help, it uses
> latex2html, but what if I am only interested in the class
> documentation for RTL and FCL? Onl HTML output, not the pretty PDF
> manuals that I always download. What make parameter do I pass in then
> - that doesn't require latex2html? Something that only uses fpdoc for
> html output?

The following should do it:

make rtl.chk
make fcl.chk

And you don't need latex2html, but tex4ht for the other things.

I changed the README file so it's more correct.


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