Fwd: Re: Document version not set with jhalfs-20081011

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 10:51:38 PDT 2008

George Boudreau wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> George Boudreau wrote:
>>> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>>>> Forwarding to lfs-dev...I'm currently unable to commit to SVN (my own
>>>> network setup here).  I'd guess we either need to revert back to the '-' or
>>>> change it to '–' (note the additional ';').
>>>> George, how does 'xmllint' puke?  It'd be nice if the LFS Book's validation
>>>> Makefile target could catch this.
>>> xmllint prologue bookinfo.xml produces the following.
>>> Entity: line 1: parser error : Entity 'ndash' not defined
>>> 1999–2008
>> This looks like a problem with xmllint or it's invocation.  Why doesn't it know 
>> about entities?  This change was made in revision 4648 on 02/19/05.  Why is is 
>> coming up now?
>> I'd perver to keep the entity.
>   After dusting off my xml. Predefined entities in xml "quot, amp, apos, 
> lt, gt". The hyphen '-' or 'endash' is not a defined in XML but is 
> defined for XHTML.  You must either add <!ENTITY ndash "-"> in 
> general.ent or just use a hypen in the copyright date span.  Either way 
> I am happy.

Fixed at LFS revision 8715.

   -- Bruce

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