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Re: checklink: [Fwd: link checker error]

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 19:04:00 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Vivien Lacourba <vivien@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1086192240.30172.139.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 00:39, Vivien Lacourba wrote:
> Error is at:
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.columbia.edu%2Facis%2Fnetworks%2Fadvanced%2Fnew-index.html&hide_type=all&depth=&cookie=nochanges&check=Check
> 
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> From: Daniel Medina
> Subject: link checker error
> Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 15:42:02 -0400
> 
> Processing http://www.columbia.edu/acis/networks/advanced/new-index.html
> Software error:
> 
> Can't call method "canonical" on an undefined value at 
> /usr/local/validator/httpd/cgi-bin/checklink.pl line 608.

The URI library used by the link checker misbehaves with sip and sips
URIs, and causes the link checker to choke on them.  I have sent a fix
to the URI library maintainers as well as placed a workaround to the
link checker, it will be included in the upcoming 3.9.3 release.

Thanks for the report!
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2004 12:04:02 GMT

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