[EP-tech] Re: [FIX] missing entities

Tim Brody tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Jun 3 12:56:51 BST 2013


Hi Graham,

That's news to me that Ubuntu has a problem with this? The specific bug
is a regression in a RedHat patch - which has never appeared in the core
libxml2 library.

If you're thinking about "xmllint" you need to provide a path to the
entities file *and* enable external file loading.

--
All the best,
Tim.

On Mon, 2013-06-03 at 09:30 +0100, Graham Triggs wrote:
> Tim,
> 
> Ubuntu has also been caught out by the same issue.
> 
> The real issue here is that   is not a defined entity reference
> in XML. LibXML is doing the correct thing when it refuses to read the
> XML file.
> 
> The phrases file should be updated to either replace the  
> references with   or an entity declaration needs to be added to
> the file:
> 
> <!ENTITY nbsp   "&#160;">
> 
> 
> Regards,
> G
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Tim Brody
> Sent: 31 May 2013 11:22
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] [FIX] missing entities
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> For those of you running RHEL 6 I've uploaded patched libxml2 packages
> here:
> http://files.eprints.org/851/
> 
> Based on a patch supplied to the bugzilla ticket:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863166
> 
> Hopefully RHEL will release an official update soon ...
> 

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