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Re: My validator patches

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 00:40:12 +0100
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020320004055-f01050004-C1A5D430-3B92-11D6-8763-00039300CF5C-1013-010c@>
Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:

>Looks like you didn't set up the IO you thought for the subprocess.

No, it works fine from a shell or from mod_cgi so there is definitely some
weirdnes with mod_perl. I know it does some nasty things to your namespace
and I/O so this isn't entirely surprising, but I've yet to figure out just
exactly what's going on.

The immediate reason for the error is that "check" SIGPIPEs when I try to
write to "onsgmls"' STDIN.

>>And let me be perfectly clear on this point: Validator does *not* run
>>under mod_perl!
>If you have yet to crack that learning curve, maybe you'd be better to
>abandon it until such time as you can work with the Apache2.0 API?

I don't expect Apache::Registry's interface to change all that much under
Apache 2.0. It's mostly a "CGI workalike". Rewriting it as a handler, OTOH,
will wait for Apache 2.0. :-)

Editor's note: in the last update,   we noted that Larry Wall would "vomment"
on existing RFCs. Some took that to be a cross between "vomit" and "comment."
We are unsure of whether it was a subconscious slip or a typographical error.
We are also unsure of whether or not to regret the error.     -- use.perl.org
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2002 18:40:56 UTC

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