Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 15379
nsgmls: Different behavior than documentation
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:57 EDT
The program "nsgmls" ships with the jade package, but it is originally part
of "PS", I think. Anyway, it behaves differently than documented in the man
page. The default SGML declaration it uses in case the processed document
does not provide one is in face the docbook one. This might be seen as a
documentation error, but it took me quite a long time to find out using
strace... Thanks for your attention.
The docbook SGML declaration that is used is:
Steps to reproduce: Run nsgmls example.sgml, with a file example.sgml
<!DOCTYPE mydoc [
<!ELEMENT mydoc - - (blah)>
<!ELEMENT blah - O (#PCDATA) >
<blah>Dies ist der Text im blah
nsgmls says "nsgmls:example.sgml:7:7:E: end tag for "BLAH" omitted, but OMITTAG
NO was specified". According to the man page, the default sgml declaration has
If you have:
in /usr/lib/sgml/CATALOG then this is correct behaviour, at least according to
the documentation I'm looking at.
If this is not the case, please reopen.