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Derek Read

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Problem with the temp folder not being cleaned up is due to missing code in build_init.xml

The DITA OT supports a parameter called “clean.temp” (http://dita-ot.sourceforge.net/1.5.3/quickstartguide/reference/dita-ot_ant_properties.html) and in our case it is exposed as ANT_PARAM_clean.temp  =  yes

The default value is supposed to be yes, but it has no effect because build_init.xml is missing some code.

The fix is as follows.

1. Edit the following file using a good text editor C:Program FilesCommon FilesXMetaL SharedDITA_OTbuild_init.xml

2. Find this line:

3. Replace it with the following:

 
   
     
       
       
     

   

   
 

After editing this copy of the DITA OT you will need to deploy it:

1. Launch XMetaL Author Enterprise.
2. Select Tools > Configure Output to open the Configure Output Options dialog.
3. On the Advanced tab find this parameter and change the value from 1 to 2:
    cmd_dita_ot_per_user_version = 1
4. Click OK to dismiss the Configure Output Options dialog.
5. Either generate output or select Tools > Configure Output again.
6. When asked if you would like to upgrade the DITA-OT version select OK. The DITA OT will be re-deployed from the installed version that you modified in C:Program FilesCommon FilesXMetaL SharedDITA_OT

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