htmltidy does not pick up configurations from a file unless you edit the platform.h included in the distribution. This is a patch enables the use of /etc/tidyrc as the configuration file.
Created attachment 101701 [details, diff]
Patch to enable the use of of tidyrc file
sha1 = ab500c2af07ab3f2415f5e639eb64694efc3201b
Feel free to add yourself to metada.xml and commit your changes. I'll be joining the sgml herd soon, and for now there's no-one to take care of this.
(In reply to comment #2)
> Feel free to add yourself to metada.xml and commit your changes. I'll be
> joining the sgml herd soon, and for now there's no-one to take care of this.
Sorry, wrong bug :(
+ 22 Jul 2009; Robert Buchholz <email@example.com>
+ +files/htmltidy-20090325-tidyrc.patch, htmltidy-4.8.6.ebuild,
+ htmltidy-5.10.26-r2.ebuild, +htmltidy-20090325.ebuild:
+ Version bump to latest CVS sources. Remove xml use flag and html2db as it was
+ never integrated upstream and does not compile due to usage of internal tidy
+ API. Enable /etc/tidyrc and ~/.tidyrc config paths and build autotools
+ properly, closes bugs 154834, 219450, 226437 and 278604.