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Re: docs-common Makefile.common,1.73,1.74

On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 19:12 -0600, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
> Uttered "Paul W. Frields" <stickster gmail com>, spake thus:
> > On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 14:12 -0500, Karsten Wade wrote:
> > >  set-locale-${1}::
> > > -	${LN} -f -s ${FDPDIR}/docs-common/common/entities/entities-${1}.ent \
> > > +	${LN} -f -s ${FDPDIR}/docs-common/common/entities/entities-${1}.xml \
> > Err... doesn't this break stuff?  The .ent file is generated from
> > the .xml, and the LOCALE_ENTITIES is a link to those entities.  If you
> > link to the .xml sources things stop working.
> Yup, it absolutely breaks stuff.  The XML file is the raw form that
> needs to be compiled into the ".ent" file, containing NOTHING except
> <!ENTITY> elements.  
> This file gets included as part of the <DOCTYPE>'s local DTD section,
> between the '[]' pair, and you can't put full XML in there, only
> <!ENTITY> stuff.

I obviously didn't grok what was going on.  I was helping a user who's
first error was a bad symlink because it was trying to get ../docs-
common/common/entities/entities-en.ent ... because it's not there.  It
wasn't getting dynamically generated.  Doing this at least caused a new
set of problems. :)

- Karsten
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