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Re: Uh oh! I got the following unknown error:

From: Mike Kendall <mvkendall@hfx.eastlink.ca>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 00:30:59 -0300
Message-ID: <3B340D73.6070005@hfx.eastlink.ca>
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
Terje Bless wrote:

> On 22.06.01 at 18:16, Mike Kendall <mvkendall@hfx.eastlink.ca> wrote:
> 
>> Just got a new source tree and get an error validating the test case [...]
>> «"402" is not a character number in the document character set»
> 
> 
> That looks like a b0rken DTD or a b0rken SGML Parser. Since it's somewhat
> unlikely that the DTD should get corrupted when the rest of your install
> seems fine, I'd shoot at the SGML Parser.
> 
I agree. Can't see it being anything else but the SGML Parser. I am currently
running RH 7.1 (2.4.2-2) with the sgml stuff that comes with that.  Previous
source of the validator were on 6.2 and all was well

Now I have downloaded the versions as you suggested but
they all fail with the messages like 
../include/Message.h:134 `class Messenger` is inaccessible 
nsgml.cxx:62: within this context

-M


> 
>> Using OpenSP version 1.3.4.
> 
> 
> Could you try getting a newer version? OpenSP 1.3.4 is more or less
> identical to SP 1.3.4 which has a few limitations -- allthough it really
> should work for this -- OpenSP 1.4 or 1.5pre5 would be a better choice
> (1.5pre5 is pretty solid). You could also try Liam Quinn's modified version
> of sp, lq-nsgmls from
> <URL:http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/src/lq-sp-1.3.4.5.tar.gz>
> which is what we're running.
> 
> 
>> The XHTML test cases are ok except for Basic 1.0
> 
> 
> XHTML Basic is only partially supported. You'll need a SGML Parser with
> HTTP and external entity resolution support for it to work. Sorry.
> 
> 
>> but all of the HTML 4.x cases fail with the above error
> 
> 
> Hmmm, lesse... What do they have in common? The Catalog, the SGML
> Declaration, and the parser. I don't think we've messed with either of
> those.
> 
> 
> Wait a minute... "/usr/bin/nsgmls", "/var/www/"... This wouldn't happen to
> be a Red Hat-ish system? With the "nsgmls" from sgml-tools? Get OpenSP from
> <URL:http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=2115&release_id=24470>
> and build that (make sure you don't install over your existing version!).
> If this is caused by a fubar Red Hat version (Red Hat ~7.x, right?), the
> new build won't exhibit the same problem.
> 
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 22 June 2001 23:32:27 GMT

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