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Re: [ANNOUNCE] LibXSLT (1.0.27) test packages available

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Patrick Eisenacher wrote:

> Hi Elfyn,
> sorry for the little delay, but Monday was a holiday here in Germany, so
> I took the chance to get some private work done. Back in the office
> today, I saw that you have published the updated packages.
> I reran the basic test I sent you and that worked fine, both with the
> v1.50.0 and the latest v1.61.2 XSL stylesheets.
> Unfortunately my next test failed :o( It gets transformed well with the
> old versions of libxml2 and libxslt and the v1.61.2 XSL stylesheets. But
> the new versions fail with the v1.61.2 XSL stylesheets. After narrowing
> down the problem, I identified the <affiliation> tag within the
> <authorgroup> tag as the culprit of causing a segmentation fault.
> Running the same test on a real unix box, caused xsltproc to segfault as
> well. So the problem seems not to be with your port, but with xsltproc
> itself. xsltproc crahses in the xsltApplyTemplates() function.
> Uff, this turns out to be a real beast...I'm going to contact Daniel
> about it, hoping to get a new version of xsltproc...

This has been fixed in CVS (see <>).
I'd guess it will be in the next version, which I will of course be on the look
out for. :-)

> Nevertheless, congratulations for the port!



Elfyn McBratney (
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