[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#364578: libgtk2.0-0: file selector crashes if linked to libxml

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Mon Apr 24 21:21:52 UTC 2006

tag 364578 wontfix

On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 10:39:50PM +0200, Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org> wrote:
> reassign 364578 libxml2
> severity 364578 wishlist
> retitle 364578 Please use versionned symbols to permit linkage against multiple libxml versions
> stop
>         Hi,
> On Mon, Apr 24, 2006, A Mennucc wrote:
> > What is happening here is that there is some code, linked to gtk2.0 
> > and libxml1, that crashes; and this is unpredictable, since 
> > gtk2.0 is not linked to libxml2. So this is a bug.
>  Yeah, that's what I understood from your backtrace.  I just learned how
>  to check and checked and libxml2 has no symbol versionning, meaning
>  it's not obvious for the linker to link to the correct function.
>  I was told you simply should not use libxml1 with gtk+2.0, and actually
>  you shouldn't use libxml1 at all, but I'm reassigning your bug as a
>  wishlist against libxml2 to use versionned symbols.

s/with gtk+2.0//.

Nobody should use libxml1 for new projects. Rewrite your code with
libxml2. libxml1 should die.


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