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Re: Install on OS X 10.5.2

From: Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 07:13:06 -0500
Message-Id: <a06240803c3ed9df9c0d0@[]>
To: "Philippe Wittenbergh" <phiw13@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org

Hi Philippe,

Is it possible the Validator is somehow finding a different config 
file - for example the one in htdocs/config, rather than /etc/w3c?

You might consider using Validator-SAC, which is a stand-alone Mac 
version of the W3C Validator. I created Validator-SAC because Apple's 
instructions are complicated and out-of-date:


Setting up Validator-SAC as a web service, just involves copying one 
file to /etc/apache2/other. See the advanced instructions:


Validator-SAC can also be a useful reference for building the 
Validator on Mac OS X, because it comes with source code and build 

Cheers - Chuck

At 9:25 AM +0900 2/29/08, Philippe Wittenbergh wrote:
>OS X 10.5.2, stock Apache install. OpenSP 1.5.2 (in
>/usr/local/bin/onsgmls), Perl modules are installed correctly (afaik
>Validator installed in /Library/Webserver/Documents (kind of default
>location, per [1])
>Attempting to validate a webpage returns the following errors:
>>  Does not exist or is not a directory: 
>>  BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at 
>>/Library/WebServer/Documents/validator/htdocs/check line 216.
>I've turned my validator.conf (in /etc/w3c) upside down multiple
>times, but can't see any errors.
>What am I missing ? It doesn't seem to be a server problem (the page
>is loaded, the check cgi is handled as a cgi), but rather a path issue
>(validator.conf not found ? but it is there in /etc/w3c).
>(I had previously successfully installed the same validator on 10.4
>without any troubles. This time, on a new machine with 10.5, it does
>not want to work)
>[1] <http://developer.apple.com/internet/opensource/validator.html>
>Philippe Wittenbergh
Received on Friday, 29 February 2008 12:13:26 UTC

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