FastCGI Shibboleth Packages

Andy Bennett andyjpb at
Fri Oct 5 00:00:44 UTC 2012


>> 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.

I've just fixed it! I'll forward you my patch.


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