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Re: xmllint -dtdvalid fails to report invalid XML
- From: Elfyn McBratney <elfyn at cygwin dot com>
- To: Eric Hanchrow <erich at votehere dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 20:40:02 +0100
- Subject: Re: xmllint -dtdvalid fails to report invalid XML
- References: <0102AE2D3200D4118AE20050DACDB02EDF19F0@CONGRESS>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> This is libxml2 2.5.7.
> Here's the input DTD, and the input XML:
> 10:21:47 [erich@alpha examples]$ cat /tmp/tiny.dtd
> <!ELEMENT Foo (Bar+)>
> <!ELEMENT Bar (#PCDATA)>
> 10:25:42 [erich@alpha examples]$ cat /tmp/tiny.xml
> <!DOCTYPE Foo PUBLIC "" "/tmp/tiny.dtd">
> Here's xmllint working properly (with the `-valid' switch):
> 10:20:52 [erich@alpha examples]$ xmllint -noout -valid /tmp/tiny.xml
> /tmp/tiny.xml:2: validity error: Element Foo content does not follow
> the DTD
> Expecting (Bar)+, got ()
> Here's xmllint failing, by not reporting an error:
> 10:20:45 [erich@alpha examples]$ xmllint -noout -dtdvalid
> /tmp/tiny.dtd /tmp/tiny.xml
> 10:20:46 [erich@alpha tmp]$ echo $?
> I could not repro this problem on Linux, using the same version of libxml2.
Sorry, I noticed your note earlier but had to rush off for a doctors
appointment. I was about to release updated packages, but I guess that'll
have to wait now. I'll look into it.
(Cygwin LibXML2 Maintainer)
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