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Re: Updated validator patches

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 12 Jun 2002 20:56:07 +0300
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1023904567.16734.32.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Sun, 2002-06-09 at 15:15, Terje Bless wrote:

> >>>RedHat 7.x RPM [...] at <URL:http://cachalot.ods.org/RPMS/>.
> >>
> >>Your're building RPMs? Cool! Wanna volunteer to be the official RPM
> >>packager? :-)
> >
> >Yep, been building them for some time now, and will do so in the future,
> >so why not :)
> "I dub thee ``Sir RPM of The HTMLish Validator´´!" :-)

Cool :)  The RPMs are actually pretty usable nowadays, I'll make another
set tonight.

> >>(I can stick the spec file in CVS if you like, BTW)
> >
> >Hmm, if the spec is in CVS, I'd like to be able to update it...
> If I stick the spec file in CVS I would /also/ like you to be able to
> update it. :-)  Not sure if that's doable though. Not my call.

Ok, other people, what do you think?

> >>At the very least I would suggest splitting the SGML library
> >>($CVSROOT/validator/htdocs/sgml-lib/) out into it's own RPM.
> >
> >Good point, I've now split the sgml-lib into the -libs RPM.  I'll take a
> >look at using the RH SGML stuff later.
> The RH SGML stuff probably needs cleaning up. As does the Validator's.
> Integrating these could be a bit hairy, but should be doable eventually.
> Perhaps if I make a tarball of just the relevant bits...

Uh, now you lost me, a tarball of what?

> >There are new RPMs at <URL:http://cachalot.ods.org/> now, and as usual,
> >a couple of new/updated/not-yet-applied patches at
> ><URL:http://cachalot.ods.org/patches/w3c-validator/>.  The most
> >noteworthy of these is the -relative-paths.patch, which finally enables
> >installation into a non-webserver-root directory...
> I meant to get to them this weekend, but I ran out of time. Worse yet, it
> looks like I'll have pretty much zero time for the Validator for a while
> now, so I'm not sure when I can get to them. I'll try to do it as quickly
> as I can though (I _hate_ waiting for patches to get applied upstream).

Ok, as usual, I'll keep them around until I see them applied (or

Ville Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2002 13:56:34 UTC

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