[Python-Dev] Tex files

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Tue Jul 6 23:24:11 CEST 2004

On Tuesday 06 July 2004 04:40 pm, Batista, Facundo wrote:
 > The documentation, tutorial and other files is in .tex format in CVS.
 > How can I convert them to a HTML or PDF format?
 > I tried with pdftex (from tetex package) but it gives me structure errors.

You didn't say what platform you're using, so this might not help you.

On a Unix system with LaTeX installed, you should be able to "cd" to the Doc 
directory and run "make html" or "make pdf".  That *might* even work on 

For any other platforms, I've no idea.  All the real logic of how to do the 
formatting is in Doc/tools/mkhowto.  If that doesn't work for you, please let 
me know what platform and LaTeX distribution you're using, and what went 


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>

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