[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#315780: update-xmlcatalog doesn't support nextCatalog entries

Sergio Gelato Sergio Gelato <Sergio.Gelato@astro.su.se>, 315780@bugs.debian.org
Sun, 26 Jun 2005 00:00:47 +0200

Package: xml-core
Version: 0.09
Severity: wishlist

I'm trying to figure out how to integrate existing local catalogs, 
installed on a distributed file system (AFS in my case, but it could 
just as easily be NFS or SMB), with Debian's /etc/xml/catalog.

The easiest (but maybe not the most robust) way would be to use a 
<nextCatalog> element pointing to the catalog I'm already keeping on the 
network share. Unfortunately, update-xmlcatalog only allows --type 
(public|system|uri); I see no way to make it generate a <nextCatalog> 
element (least of all in the root catalog, where I'd prefer to put it).

My main reason for wanting <nextCatalog> support is that a number of XML 
bundles out there ship with their own catalog.xml files, and it seems 
easiest to just include them in this way.