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publican: a DocBook XML publishing tool.

NAME

publican - a DocBook XML publishing tool.

VERSION

This document describes publican version 1.0

SYNOPSIS

publican <command options>

publican <action> <action options>

Command Options

    --help              Display help message
    --man               Display the man page
    --help_actions      Display a list of valid actions
    -v                  Display the version of Publican

Valid actions are:

    add_revision  Add an entry to the revision history
    build         Transform XML to other formats (pdf, html, html-single, drupal-book, etc)
    clean         Remove all temporary files and directories
    clean_ids     Run clean ids for source XML
    clean_set     Remove local copies of remote set books
    create        Create a new book, set, or article
    create_brand  Create a new brand
    create_site   Create a new WebSite in the supplied location.
    help_config   Display help text for the configuration file
    install_book  Install a book in to a WebSite.
    install_brand  Install a brand to the supplied location
    lang_stats    report PO statistics
    migrate_site  Migrate a website DataBase from Publican < 3 to Publican 3.
    package       Package a language for shipping
    print_banned  Print a list of banned DocBook tags
    print_known   Print a list of QA'd DocBook tags
    print_tree    Print a tree of the xi:includes
    print_unused  Print a list of unused XML files
    print_unused_images  Print a list of unused Image files
    remove_book   Remove a book from a WebSite.
    rename        Rename a publican book
    site_stats    Report on the contents of a WebSite
    trans_drop    Snapshot the source language for use in translation.
    update_db     Add or remove database entries. Used for processing pre-build books, such as when building packages.
    update_po     Update the PO files
    update_pot    Update the POT files
    update_site   Update an existing sites templates.

Run: 'bin/publican <action> --help' for details on action usage

INTERFACE

add_revision
 Add an entry to the revision history

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in
        --revnumber=<REVNUMBER>    Revision number to use for a revision.
        --date=<DATE>             Date to use for a revision.
        --member=<MEMBER>         An entry to be added to the revision. Can be specified multiple times.
        --firstname=<FIRSTNAME>    firstname to use for a revision.
        --surname=<SURNAME>       surname to use for a revision.
        --email=<EMAIL>           email to use for a revision.

build
 Transform XML to other formats (pdf, html, html-single, drupal-book, etc)

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --formats=<FORMATS>       Comma-separated list of formats, for example: html,pdf,html-single,html-desktop,txt,epub
        --langs=<LANGS>           Comma-separated list of languages, for example: en-US,de-DE,all
        --publish                 Set up built content for publishing
        --embedtoc                Embed the web site TOC object in the generated HTML
        --distributed_set         This flag tells publican the data being processed is a distributed set. Note: do not use distributed_set on the command line. Publican uses this flag when calling itself to process distributed sets. This is the only safe way this flag can be used.
        --novalid                 Do not run the DTD validation
        --src_dir=<SRC_DIR>       Directory to source publican files from.
        --pdftool=<PDFTOOL>       Override the tool to use when creating PDFs. Valid options are wkhtmltopdf and fop.
        --pub_dir=<PUB_DIR>       Directory to publish files to. Defaults to publish.

clean
 Remove all temporary files and directories

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --pub_dir=<PUB_DIR>       Directory to publish files to. Defaults to publish.

clean_ids
 Run clean ids for source XML

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

clean_set
 Remove local copies of remote set books

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

create
 Create a new book, set, or article

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --name=<NAME>             The name of the book, article, set, or brand
        --version=<VERSION>       The version of the product
        --edition=<EDITION>       The edition of the book, article, or set
        --product=<PRODUCT>       The name of the product
        --brand=<BRAND>           The brand to use
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in
        --type=<TYPE>             The type (book, article, or set)

create_brand
 Create a new brand

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --name=<NAME>             The name of the book, article, set, or brand
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in

create_site
 Create a new WebSite in the supplied location.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.
        --db_file=<DB_FILE>       Override default database file.
        --toc_path=<TOC_PATH>     Override the default TOC path.
        --tmpl_path=<TMPL_PATH>    Override the default template path.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in

help_config
 Display help text for the configuration file

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

install_book
 Install a book in to a WebSite.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in

install_brand
 Install a brand to the supplied location

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --path=<PATH>             /path/to/install/to
        --web                     Install the web content for a brand.
        --pub_dir=<PUB_DIR>       Directory to publish files to. Defaults to publish.

lang_stats
 report PO statistics

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in

migrate_site
 Migrate a website DataBase from Publican 3 to Publican 3.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.

package
 Package a language for shipping

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in
        --desktop                 Create desktop instead of web package
        --brew                    Push SRPM to brew
        --scratch                 Use scratch instead of tag build
        --short_sighted           Create package without using version in package name
        --binary                  Build binary rpm when running package
        --wait                    Wait for brew to finish building
        --pub_dir=<PUB_DIR>       Directory to publish files to. Defaults to publish.

print_banned
 Print a list of banned DocBook tags

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

print_known
 Print a list of QA'd DocBook tags

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

print_tree
 Print a tree of the xi:includes

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

print_unused
 Print a list of unused XML files

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

print_unused_images
 Print a list of unused Image files

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

remove_book
 Remove a book from a WebSite.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in

rename
 Rename a publican book

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --name=<NAME>             The name of the book, article, set, or brand
        --product=<PRODUCT>       The name of the product
        --version=<VERSION>       The version of the product

site_stats
 Report on the contents of a WebSite

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.

trans_drop
 Snapshot the source language for use in translation.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

update_db
 Add or remove database entries. Used for processing pre-build books, such as when building packages.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.
        --add                     Add a database entry
        --del                     Delete a database entry
        --lang=<LANG>             The language the XML will be written in
        --product=<PRODUCT>       The name of the product
        --version=<VERSION>       The version of the product
        --name=<NAME>             The name of the book, article, set, or brand
        --formats=<FORMATS>       Comma-separated list of formats, for example: html,pdf,html-single,html-desktop,txt,epub
        --subtitle=<SUBTITLE>     Sub title for a book
        --abstract=<ABSTRACT>     Abstract for a book
        --product_label=<PRODUCT_LABEL>    product label for a book
        --version_label=<VERSION_LABEL>    version label for a book
        --name_label=<NAME_LABEL>    name label for a book
        --sort_order=<SORT_ORDER>    Order to sort a book

update_po
 Update the PO files

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --langs=<LANGS>           Comma-separated list of languages, for example: en-US,de-DE,all
        --msgmerge                Use gettext's msgmerge for POT/PO merging.
        --firstname=<FIRSTNAME>    firstname to use for a revision.
        --surname=<SURNAME>       surname to use for a revision.
        --email=<EMAIL>           email to use for a revision.

update_pot
 Update the POT files

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.

update_site
 Update an existing sites templates.

        Options:
        --help                    Display help message
        --config=s                Use a nonstandard config file
        --common_config=s         Override path to Common_Config directory
        --common_content=s        Override path to Common_Content directory
        --nocolours               Disable ANSI colourisation of logging.
        --quiet                   Disable all logging.
        --brand_dir=s             Directory to source brand files from.
        --site_config=<SITE_CONFIG>    WebSite configuration file to use or create.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

Publican requires access to Apache FOP for creating PDF files.

DEPENDENCIES

Archive::Tar Archive::Zip Carp Config::Simple Cwd DBI DateTime DateTime::Format::DateParse Devel::Cover Encode File::Basename File::Copy::Recursive File::Find File::Find::Rule File::HomeDir File::Inplace File::Path File::Spec File::Which File::pushd Getopt::Long HTML::FormatText HTML::FormatText::WithLinks HTML::FormatText::WithLinks::AndTables HTML::TreeBuilder I18N::LangTags::List IO::String List::MoreUtils List::Util Locale::Language Locale::Maketext::Gettext Locale::PO Module::Build Pod::Usage Sort::Versions String::Similarity Syntax::Highlight::Engine::Kate Template Template::Constants Term::ANSIColor Test::More Test::Pod Test::Pod::Coverage Text::CSV_XS Text::Wrap Time::localtime XML::LibXML XML::LibXSLT XML::Simple XML::TreeBuilder

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to "publican-list [at] redhat.com", or through the web interface at <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi?product=Publican&component=publican&version=v3.2.0>.

AUTHOR

Jeff Fearn "<jfearn [at] redhat.com>"