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From: Olivier Thereaux via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 06:57:17 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Jr6Fh-0006RK-IC@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/validator/htdocs/docs
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv24581/htdocs/docs

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Running through the installation process with a local guinea pig (karl),
and a few additions/fixes as a result.

Index: install.html
RCS file: /sources/public/validator/htdocs/docs/install.html,v
retrieving revision 1.34
retrieving revision 1.35
diff -u -d -r1.34 -r1.35
--- install.html	30 Apr 2008 04:35:34 -0000	1.34
+++ install.html	30 Apr 2008 06:57:15 -0000	1.35
@@ -15,11 +15,14 @@
             <li><a href="#otherguides">This guide, and other guides</a></li>
             <li><a href="#install-fromsource">Install from source</a> (generic case)
-		<li><a href="#install-download">Download</a></li>
-		<li><a href="#install-prereq">Prerequisites</a></li>
-		<li><a href="#install-components">Install components</a></li>
-		<li><a href="#install-configure">Configure</a></li>
-		<li><a href="#install-check">Check the installation</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-prereq">Step 0: Prerequisites</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-prereq-sp">Step 1: install OpenSP, the SGML (and XML) parser</a></li>
+			<li <a href="#install-prereq-perl">Step 2: install required Perl Modules</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-download">Step 3: Download the validator and DTDs</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-components">Step 4: Unpack the validator</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-configure">Step 5: Configure the Validator</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#configure-apache">Step 6: Configure the Web server</a></li>
+			<li><a href="#install-check">Step 7: Check the installation</a></li>
             <li><a href="#install-troubleshoot">Installation troubleshooting</a></li>
@@ -84,10 +87,12 @@
        <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/openjade/">OpenJade home page</a>.
        Note that the validator will not work with any version of OpenSP earlier than 1.5.2.
-	 <p>If you install opensp from source, make sure to enable HTTP retrieval of DTDs:</p>
+	 <p>If you install opensp from source, make sure to enable HTTP retrieval of DTDs.
+		Disabling the building of documentation </p>
+	 <p>Run the following as root/administrator, or under sudo</p>
 [unpack opensp]
-./configure --enable-http
+./configure --enable-http --disable-docs-build
 make install
@@ -101,8 +106,9 @@
        from CPAN.  See the <a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/Bundle-W3C-Validator/lib/Bundle/W3C/Validator.pm">documentation included with it</a>
        for more details.
+	<p>Run the following as root/administrator, or under sudo</p>
-sudo perl -MCPAN -e shell
+perl -MCPAN -e shell
 [cpan shell starts, you may need to answer configuration questions]
 install Bundle::W3C::Validator
@@ -211,24 +217,26 @@
                 <code>share</code> from <code>validator-<em>X.X.X</em></code>
                 into <code>[validatorpath]</code>.
+# tar zxvf validator.tar.gz 
+# tar zxvf sgml-lib.tar.gz 
+# mkdir /usr/local/validator
+# cd validator-0.8.3
+# mv htdocs share httpd/cgi-bin /usr/local/validator
                 The <code>[validatorpath]</code> directory should now have
                 subdirectories named <code>cgi-bin</code>, <code>htdocs</code>,
                 and and <code>share</code>.
-			<li>
-			  <p>The validator uses a number of configuration files, originally located under
-				<code>[validatorpath]/htdocs/config</code>. On unix-based systems, we recommend
-				to move all these files to the folder <code>/etc/w3c</code>.</p>
-			</li>
     <h4 id="install-configure">Step 5: Configure the Validator</h4>
-	            Create the directory <code>/etc/w3c</code> and copy a the files
+	            Create the directory <code>/etc/w3c</code> and copy all the files
 	            from <code>[validatorpath]/htdocs/config/</code> to it. You may keep 
 				the configuration files in place, but would have to modify the Web 
 				Server's environment variables to point to the configuration directory.
@@ -240,11 +248,32 @@
 	            Edit <code>/etc/w3c/validator.conf</code> to reflect where files
 	            are in your installation, and configure other parameters there as
 	            you wish.  This file is well commented and modifying it should be
-	            relatively straightforward. In general you will only need to check 
+	            relatively straightforward.
+			   </p><p>In general you will only need to check 
 			    that the Base path is set to where you have unpacked the validator
-			    files.
+			    files. If you have used <code>/usr/local/validator</code> you do not need
+				to change anything
+Base = /usr/local/validator
+			<p>If you plan to validate documents on a private network, you will need to enable 
+				the following option in the <code>validator.conf</code> file:</p>
+Allow Private IPs = yes
+			<li><p>You may now test the validator script, before plugging it into the Web Server:</p>
+# cd /usr/local/validator/
+# cd cgi-bin/
+# ./check uri=http://www.w3.org/
+<p>The script should output the raw HTML results of validation. If this does not work, double-check that 
+	you have properly followed all the steps so far.</p>
 	     <h5>For reference: list of configuration files</h5>
 	     <p><strong>You may skip this, unless you plan to modify the validator's default behavior.</strong>.</p>
@@ -275,7 +304,7 @@
-	<h4 id="configure-apache">Step 6: Configure the Web server</h5>
+	<h4 id="configure-apache">Step 6: Configure the Web server</h4>
 	<p>The following instructions are for the Apache Web server, and should be adapted 
 	if you plan on using another server.</p>
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