[EP-tech] Re: Parsing errors on /phrases/system.xml

Tim Brody tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Oct 2 09:26:09 BST 2012


RedHat have managed to break XML::LibXML in an obscure way. Either
downgrade libxml2 (although that opens a security hole) or I built a
current release of libxml2 2.7 here:
http://rpm.eprints.org/RHEL/6/

Somebody needs to complain to RedHat :-(

/Tim.

On Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:42:20 +1000, Mark Gregson <mark.gregson at qut.edu.au>
wrote:
> It looks like system.xml is invalid because it uses ' ', which is not
> allowed in XML, instead of ' '.
> 
> Cheers
> Mark
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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Arnoud Jippes
> Sent: Monday, 1 October 2012 2:13 AM
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> Subject: [EP-tech] Parsing errors on /phrases/system.xml
> 
> Dear tech list,
> 
> I have a problem installing EPrints 3.3 on a vanilla RHEL 6 system
> (2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64).
> 
> I followed the instructions on
> http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Installing_EPrints_3_via_Redhat_RPM
> After installing eprints-3.3.10-7745.el6.noarch and adding missing
> HTTP/Headers/Util.pm, I am ready to make an archive:
> 
> -----
> Create database "test" [yes] ?
> Failed to parse XML file:
> /usr/share/eprints/lib/lang/en/phrases/system.xml: Entity: line 396:
> parser error : Entity 'nbsp' not defined age or title page. If there are
> more than four authors, click on the [More  ...
> -----
> 
> No sign of a missing module in the logs, just several parsing errors and
> failure to load system.xml.
> 
> I must be missing something obvious, but searching this list etc, did not
> help. Anyone?
> 
> Much obliged,
> 
>   Arnoud.
> 
> --
> Arnoud Jippes
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