[wpkg-users] settings folders problem:

rl201 rl201 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Sep 13 22:12:16 CEST 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Sherwood Botsford wrote:

>> As a ToDo item:  Could wpkg emit an error when it finds something out of
>> place in parsing files:  E.g:
>> "<package> tag found outside of <packages> context in file
>> packages/foo.xml, line 20"

> I think not - error generation is made by cscript itself; to do a proper
> error handling we would have to write our own
> parsing-and-error-reporting program, perhaps many times longer than
> wpkg.js right now...

I use xmllint for this. My script pulls packages from an SQL server, 
stitches them into an XML file and only if xmllint says its valid does it 
then over-write the original. Saves a lot of grief when I mis-type 
something in the web front-end! (Script available on request, of course.)



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