Retrieve the channel validation object. The package parameter is intended to notify getValidationObject() of the package to be validated. If the package is in fact the channel validation package, then PEAR_Validate will be used for validation. This prevents an endless loop that would otherwise occur.
The name of the package to validate. If the package is the channel validation package, PEAR_Validate is returned.
returns false is returned if the validation package cannot be located
throws no exceptions thrown
This function can not be called statically.