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Re: Local html validator returns an error after Software Update (OS X)

From: Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 23:02:58 -0500
Cc: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A4BE22CB-6C92-4B2E-82DB-0D4322891F71@habilis.net>
To: Philippe Wittenbergh <phiw13@gmail.com>

On Feb 13, 2009, at 9:55 PM, Philippe Wittenbergh wrote:
> Attempting to validate a file from my local install (validator 0.8.4)
> Software error:
> Encode object version 2.12 does not match bootstrap parameter 2.23 at
> /System/Library/Perl/5.8.8/darwin-thread-multi-2level/XSLoader.pm line
> 94.
> Compilation failed in require at
> /Library/WebServer/Documents/w3c-validator/htdocs/check line 51.

To install the validator, did you build and install custom Perl  
modules in /System/Library/Perl? Possibly the SU has upgraded some of  
the Encode-related modules, which are now clashing with the custom  

You might try Validator-SAC (although it is still at 0.8.3). The  
latest Software Update has not broken it (on un-modified 10.5.6).  
Validator-SAC comes with all the necessary extra Perl modules in the  
Application bundle -- no system files are ever modified. This  
architecture tends to make it more stable. It can be easily setup as a  
Web Service too (See "Advanced Topics").


Cheers - Chuck
Received on Saturday, 14 February 2009 04:03:37 UTC

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