Fwd: Re: Document version not set with jhalfs-20081011
georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 28 10:18:42 PDT 2008
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> George Boudreau wrote:
>> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> George Boudreau wrote:
>>>> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>>>>> Forwarding to lfs-dev...I'm currently unable to commit to SVN (my own
>>>>> network setup here). I'd guess we either need to revert back to the '-' or
>>>>> change it to '–' (note the additional ';').
>>>>> George, how does 'xmllint' puke? It'd be nice if the LFS Book's validation
>>>>> Makefile target could catch this.
>>>> xmllint prologue bookinfo.xml produces the following.
>>>> Entity: line 1: parser error : Entity 'ndash' not defined
>>> This looks like a problem with xmllint or it's invocation. Why doesn't it know
>>> about entities? This change was made in revision 4648 on 02/19/05. Why is is
>>> coming up now?
>> This was brought to my attention today, it may have been around for
>> quite a while. The code does not spew out the above text in jhalfs, due
>> to trapping, it only fails to translate the doc version for display.
>> It may be xmllint, I will see what I can dig up.
> George, I'm not sure what you are doing here, but it seems you are trying to
> extract some specific data from the xml. Would different tools, say grep/sed,
> work more easily?
The different books used different methods to encode 'version'.
xmllint extraction works with all books except LFS. Still looking for
> -- Bruce
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