[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#696300: Bug#696282: gnucash silently removes the scheduled transactions under some condition

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Mon Dec 24 17:14:57 UTC 2012

On 2012-12-19 Vincent Lefevre <vincent at vinc17.net> wrote:
> Control: retitle -2 libxml2: gzip decompression truncates the output (possible data loss)
> Control: found -2 2.8.0+dfsg1-7
> Control: tag -2 upstream fixed-upstream

> On 2012-12-19 00:16:41 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> [...]
>> $ gnucash test.gnucash
>> Found Finance::Quote version 1.17
>> I/O error : Resource temporarily unavailable
>> $

> I've done tests with gdb, and the problem occurs at

>     xmlParseDocument( ctxt->data.saxParserCtxt );

> in src/backend/xml/sixtp.c line 709 (sixtp_parse_file_common).
> It comes from a known bug in libxml2, discussed here:

>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877567

> It is fixed upstream.


I am not familiar with libxml2 development, however
<http://www.xmlsoft.org/downloads.html> points to
git://git.gnome.org/libxml2 as upstream. Afaict git head still shows
the problem. [Fedora ships the attached patch, but they are not
upstream, are they?]

cu andreas
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