[EP-tech] solved: perl module update introduced some trouble with entities

John Salter J.Salter at leeds.ac.uk
Tue Dec 1 16:11:31 GMT 2020


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Good work everyone - the collective EPrints brain is strong (and long - hello Chris!) today! :)


-----Original Message-----
From: th.lauke at arcor.de [mailto:th.lauke at arcor.de]
Sent: 01 December 2020 15:22
To: John Salter <J.Salter at leeds.ac.uk>
Cc: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk; martin.braendle at uzh.ch; David R Newman <drn at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: solved: [EP-tech] perl module update introduced some trouble with entities

Hi John,

> This outlines the issue, and possible resolution: https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Feprints%2Feprints%2Fissues%2F511&amp;data=04%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C163502b122264dd7b33708d89613c804%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0%7C0%7C637424358984900804%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=Ukb6InFAZtL42Tg6dgw8fuC4npCLaCaqu7DX2M9l%2BMg%3D&amp;reserved=0
that (in combination with a helpful `grep -R expand_entities *` in 3.4.2) was the trick :)

> already has an entities.dtd in lib/ and is already used ...
yes, when it is explicitly enabled ...

> EPrints 3.4_2 has the patch applied for these issues ...
unfortunately, I have to apply that fix for 3.4.1 ...

> there should be an entities.dtd file in [eprints_root]/lib/,
> maybe this is missing or entries are missing in it?
no, but due to new standard ignored :(

> Also a phrase file should mention that in the
> <!DOCTYPE phrases SYSTEM "entities.dtd">
> definition right at the beginning after the XML declaration.
everything in place and working until update ... but now again :-)

Many thanks for your assistance
Thomas



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