[DRE-maint] Bug#676210: ruby-libxml: FTBFS: tests failed

Cédric Boutillier boutil at debian.org
Fri Oct 5 17:41:59 UTC 2012

Package: ruby-libxml
Version: 2.3.2-1
Followup-For: Bug #676210
Control: reassign -1 libxml2 2.8.0+dfsg1-5
Control: affects -1 ruby-libxml
Control: retitle -1 xmlreader fails to report parsing failures, causing ruby-libxml test failure
Control: tag -1 patch


As documented in the upstream bug report,
Tests are passing with libxml2 2.7.8.
I found that the commit in libxml2 causing the failure is 
which has been modified later just after 2.8.0 release by

Cherry-picking this commit and putting on top of 2.8.0 solves the

I converted this commit to a quilt patch with proper DEP-3 header.
Please consider include this patch in the current patch series.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (150, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages ruby-libxml depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.13-35
ii  libruby1.8          
ii  libruby1.9.1        
ii  libxml2                       2.8.0+dfsg1-5
ii  ruby                          4.9
ii  ruby1.8 [ruby-interpreter]
ii  ruby1.9.1 [ruby-interpreter]
ii  zlib1g                        1:1.2.7.dfsg-13

ruby-libxml recommends no packages.

ruby-libxml suggests no packages.

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