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Re: A Little Correction on Slackware 10.0

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 09:12:57 +0100
Message-ID: <42C79E09.2010808@webthing.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Olivier Thereaux wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 01, 2005, Swann Syd (GIC) wrote:
> 
>>I was having issues with the local validator on SuSe 9. I was able to
>>get it to work by using your suggestion of removing the -R on line 615.
>>Everything appears to work ok now however I am just curious what is the
>>-R flag? The changes on line 663 gave me  fatal errors about not being
>>able find the DTD. 

Hmmm, maybe the documentation could do with some review ...
> 
> As Bjoern said, this option is very important, security-wise. If the -R
> flag does not work, it is most likely that the OpenSP installed is a
> version < 1.5, which is required. I would strongly recommend making sure
> OpenSP >= 1.5 is installed, rather than removing the -R.

>From the OP it looks as if he already has that, but has the DTDs
somewhere outside the SGML_SEARCH_PATH.

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Nick Kew
Received on Sunday, 3 July 2005 08:12:08 GMT

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