[EP-tech] Re: Bug in ePrints 3.3.10?
JCaldow at qmu.ac.uk
Wed Nov 7 09:21:29 GMT 2012
Ah, many thanks for that, John.
I couldn't find anything relating to it and was worried it was either something I'd done or something that had been missed in the latest update. I'm glad it's a known issue and, hopefully, it will be resolved soon.
At least it can be worked around.
JamesJohn Salter <J.Salter at leeds.ac.uk> wrote:James,
This is due to an update to LibXML - which now doesn't seem to pull in the system entities properly.
I ran into the same issue recently when someone applied some security patches to my RHEL6 server without telling me - and everything went very awry.
This call has been raised: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863166
This thread: http://www.eprints.org/tech.php/17090.html also describes this issue.
From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Caldow, James
Sent: 06 November 2012 14:01
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Bug in ePrints 3.3.10?
Sorry, the email formatting has stripped the solution entity. For the space character the change made was entity   in place of  .
Apologies for any confusion caused!
From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of Caldow, James
Sent: Tue 11/6/2012 13:41
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Subject: [EP-tech] Bug in ePrints 3.3.10?
After a number of unsuccessful attempts to install 3.3.10, I wanted to ask if the following was a known bug:
The file lib/lang/en/phrases/system.xml contains three occurrences of " ", (two on line 396 and one on line 3006).
On a clean installation of CentOS 6.3 and 3.3.10, attempting to run bin/epadmin create resulted in multiple errors regarding parsing of the above file and created an archive with multiple broken links and "phrase not defined" errors.
Changing the three occurrences of " " to " " resulted in a clean build and no errors.
I don't currently have another test environment on which to confirm these errors, so would appreciate any input on whether this bug only exists as a result of the OS environment, or if it is a genuine bug in the 3.3.10 release. I do know that XML doesn't support " ", so would assume this will be a problem for all.
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