xml changed file validation

Frank H. Ellenberger f.ellenberger at online.de
Sat Jul 24 09:04:10 EDT 2010

Hi Tom,

Am Samstag, 24. Juli 2010 um 14:30:52 schrieb Tom Bullock:
> In the wiki for translating the GnuCash Guide & Help files there is the
> instruction to that "xml file has no syntax errors"  and it indicates
> using the command:  "xmllint --valid --noout  gnucash-guide.xml"
> This instruction assumes the reader knows the context of that command
> and how it is setup and works.   

The program xmllint is part of the package libxml.
As usual "xmllint --help" shows you the options and "man xmllint" some 

> When I google 'xmllint' I get lots of 
> references.  Since I want to validate just my changes, I should replace
> 'gnucash-guide.xml' with the name of my changed module, correct?  I
> don't need to validate what I am not changing, correct?

Yes, I believe so.

Feel free to add your experience to the wiki.


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