[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#546990: svn2cl replaces spaces with CR in the logs

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Thu Sep 24 16:09:23 UTC 2009

reassign 546990 subversion-tools

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 08:01:02PM +0200, Eugen Dedu wrote:
> It seems indeed that libxml2 could be the problem.  I regularly execute
> svn2cl and it worked on 11/09 and did not work at 14/09 => something
> broke between these two dates.

libxml2 is the trigger of the problem, but the problem really lies in
svn2cl's xsl stylesheet.

This is what upstream has to say about it[1]:
| Actually I believe it's NOTABUG, basically it's the result of fixing
|   https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=587663
| see http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-xml-20081126/#AVNormalize
| and libxml2 test case test/att10
| when you ask for entity susbtitution and that's the normal mode when
| parsing a stylesheet to be compiled, the "
" coming from an entity
| substitution will be replaced by as space, that's mandated by the spec,
| and I missed that case previously.
| It's now fixed but also mean the stylesheet won't work as it used to.
| The simplest is really to use 
 directly in the attribute value
| c.f. the example.


1. http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2009-September/msg00065.html

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