[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#522669: Bug#522669: libxml2 overrides per-parser structured error handler

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sun Apr 5 20:26:34 UTC 2009

On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 11:04:11AM -0700, Paul Aurich wrote:
> Package: libxml2
> Version: 2.7.3.dfsg-1
> This version of libxml2 contains a bug where, on a structural error, it
> doesn't call the per-SAX error handler if a global structured error handler
> is defined.
> This has been reported and a patch accepted upstream [1] and seems to have
> caused a crash in Pidgin [2] due to what looks like something in newer
> gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad setting such a global handler, which crashes
> because it can't deal with Pidgin's error.

Sadly, the libxml2 patch alone doesn't solve the crashes, for me at


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