FastCGI Shibboleth Packages

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Oct 4 23:49:50 UTC 2012

Andy Bennett <andyjpb at> writes:

> It produces a libapache2-mod-shib2 package and the fresh apache module
> continues to work. The FastCGI binaries also appear to work however,
> they only work for the first login: if a subsequent login is attempted
> with a different IdP I get some parsing errors:

> -----
> 2012-10-04 09:22:15 ERROR XMLTooling.ParserPool [1]: fatal error on line
> 1, column 1, message: invalid byte '�' at position 1 of a 1-byte sequence
> -----

> Have you seen anything like this before?

I haven't.  I'm curious what that byte actually is.

> I asked on the shibboleth list and they wonder about library mismatches
> but I figured the working apache module from the same build would
> disprove that?

It seems unlikely that it's a library mismatch to me unless you were also
building a new version of the Shibboleth SP code at the same time.

Russ Allbery (rra at               <>

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