397Re: Sample Program 'Transfer': difficulties geting it to Work
- Nov 2, 2000Thanks for that Ronald, I'm not receiveing that error any more but I
have a new one, Typical.
"Root Element not mapped to Root Table or Ignored: XMLToDBMS"
I've tried a few things with the database but nothing is jumping out
--- In email@example.com, Ronald Bourret <rpbourret@r...> wrote:
> Some parsers (I can't remember which ones) require you to give a
> complete path to the DTD. For example, instead of using the
> DOCTYPE statement:
> <!DOCTYPE XMLToDBMS SYSTEM "xmldbms.dtd">
> you need to use:
> <!DOCTYPE XMLToDBMS SYSTEM "C:\xmldbms\samples\xmldbms.dtd">
> (or whatever your directory is).
> Note that you can also simply remove the DOCTYPE statement
> When reading a map document, XML-DBMS assumes it is valid (with
> unpredictable results if it is not). Therefore, if you are sure
> is valid, you don't need the DTD. This has the advantage of being
> than if validation is performed. On the other hand, if you want the
> parser to validate the document, you need to include the DTD.
> (Not doing validation may require changes to the code in Transfer,
> some parsers have options to specify whether you want to do
> or not. You will need to check your parser documentation about
> -- Ron
> P.S. Adam -- it would probably be a good idea to add a Validate Map
> check-box to the GUI and Transfer API somewhere.
> mahons@o... wrote:
> > Its my first time using XML-dbms and I'm having a few problems
> > getting the samples to work. I have set up a database with the
> > required tables. Yet when I run the 'Transfer' program with the
> > product.map and product_in.xml files I keep getting an error:
> > "External Entity not found: 'xmldbms.dtd'"
> > I have placed this file in the same directory and still it won't
> > work. Anyone know what I could be doing wrong?.
> Ronald Bourret
> Programming, Writing, and Training
> XML, Databases, and Schemas
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