INSTALL-CATALOG(8)INSTALL-CATALOG(8)NAMEinstall-catalog - Manage a SGML or XML centralized catalog
SYNOPSISinstall-catalog [ option ] action ... [ [ -d] [ --delegate] ] [ [
-a centralized ordinary] [ --add centralized ordinary]
[ -r centralized ordinary] [ --remove centralized ordinary]
[ -h] [ --help]
[ -v] [ --version] ]
This shell script allows to handle a centralized catalog referencing
other "ordinary" SGML or XML Open Catalogs.
An Open Catalog contains a set of directives defined by OASIS, mostly
used for defining equivalences between FPIs (Formal Public Identifiers)
and real file names (see TR9401:1997 on http://www.oasis-open.org
<URL:http://www.oasis-open.org>). The Open Catalogs usually reside in
A centralized catalog is a special Open Catalog that includes only com‐
ments and CATALOG directives pointing to other catalogs (or DELEGATE
directives if supported). The centralized catalog can be the key to all
other SGML resources. It usually resides in /etc/sgml.
The centralized catalog can be edited manually or through the install-
catalog script to add or remove references to other ordinary catalogs.
This script is mainly destined to software package post-installation
An example of a typical call to install-catalog is:
This call will install in /etc/sgml/sgml-docbook-4.0.cat a reference to
Here is the list of options that can influence the way install-catalog
[ [ -d] [ --delegate] ]
Use DELEGATE instead of CATALOG directives to specify a pointer
Here is the list of actions that can be requested to install-catalog:
[ [ -a centralized ordinary] [ --add centralized ordinary] ]
Declare a new SGML package.
[ [ -r centralized ordinary] [ --remove centralized ordinary] ]
Remove a previously installed SGML package.
[ [ -h] [ --help] ]
Print a short help message and exit
[ [ -v] [ --version] ]
Print the version identifier and exit
The SGML centralized catalogs
Eric Bischoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Developper of install-catalog.
conversion from DocBook to other file formats
a base component of Jade DSSSL engine
the home page of the DocBook tools, a compendium of all tools necessary
to process DocBook files, including the SGML-common stuff.
04 August 2000 INSTALL-CATALOG(8)