Building documentation

scrat baho-utot at
Sun Dec 18 19:18:05 UTC 2016

On 12/18/16 14:04, Warren Block wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Dec 2016, scrat wrote:
>> I am trying to build the documentation and building with FORMATS="html
>> html-split" works.  I then tried to build the pdf version it
>> complained about textproc/fop so I built and installed it.
>> cd /usr/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook
>> make FORMATS=pdf DESTDIR=/tmp install
>> It will build a pdf but when I view it in okular all I get is ######
>> #### etc for most of the words.  I am assuming that I need to install
>> a font, if so which ones as it is not pointed out in fdp-primer.  Also
>> I think under the "2.1. Required Tools" section fop should be listed
>> as textproc/docproj doesn't install it.
> fop is an optional dependency which can be selected if the port is
> installed.  It will not be installed by the package, which uses the
> default options.  Yes, the instructions could stand to be updated.

Ok, but do you know how to solve the text being rendered as ######## in 
the pdf?

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