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<h1 style="text-align: center">libxml, a.k.a. gnome-xml</h1>
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<p
style="text-align: right; font-style: italic; font-size: 10pt">"Programming
with libxml2 is like the thrilling embrace of an exotic stranger." <a
href="http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/02/18/libxml2">Mark
Pilgrim</a></p>
<p>Libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project
(but usable outside of the Gnome platform), it is free software available
under the <a href="http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.html">MIT
License</a>. XML itself is a metalanguage to design markup languages, i.e.
text language where semantic and structure are added to the content using
extra "markup" information enclosed between angle brackets. HTML is the most
well-known markup language. Though the library is written in C <a
href="python.html">a variety of language bindings</a> make it available in
other environments.</p>
<p>Libxml2 is known to be very portable, the library should build and work
without serious troubles on a variety of systems (Linux, Unix, Windows,
CygWin, MacOS, MacOS X, RISC Os, OS/2, VMS, QNX, MVS, VxWorks, ...)</p>
<p>Libxml2 implements a number of existing standards related to markup
languages:</p>
<ul>
<li>the XML standard: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml">http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml</a></li>
<li>Namespaces in XML: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names/">http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names/</a></li>
<li>XML Base: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlbase/">http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlbase/</a></li>
<li><a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/rfc/rfc2396.txt">RFC 2396</a> :
Uniform Resource Identifiers <a
href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt">http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt</a></li>
<li>XML Path Language (XPath) 1.0: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath">http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath</a></li>
<li>HTML4 parser: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/</a></li>
<li>XML Pointer Language (XPointer) Version 1.0: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr">http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr</a></li>
<li>XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.0: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xinclude/">http://www.w3.org/TR/xinclude/</a></li>
<li>ISO-8859-x encodings, as well as <a
href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/rfc/rfc2044.txt">rfc2044</a> [UTF-8]
and <a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/rfc/rfc2781.txt">rfc2781</a>
[UTF-16] Unicode encodings, and more if using iconv support</li>
<li>part of SGML Open Technical Resolution TR9401:1997</li>
<li>XML Catalogs Working Draft 06 August 2001: <a
href="http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/entity/spec-2001-08-06.html">http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/entity/spec-2001-08-06.html</a></li>
<li>Canonical XML Version 1.0: <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n">http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n</a>
and the Exclusive XML Canonicalization CR draft <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-exc-c14n">http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-exc-c14n</a></li>
<li>Relax NG, ISO/IEC 19757-2:2003, <a
href="http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/relax-ng/spec-20011203.html">http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/relax-ng/spec-20011203.html</a></li>
<li>W3C XML Schemas Part 2: Datatypes <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlschema-2-20010502/">REC 02 May
2001</a></li>
<li>W3C <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-id/">xml:id</a> Working Draft 7
April 2004</li>
</ul>
<p>In most cases libxml2 tries to implement the specifications in a
relatively strictly compliant way. As of release 2.4.16, libxml2 passed all
1800+ tests from the <a
href="http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xml-conformance/">OASIS XML Tests
Suite</a>.</p>
<p>To some extent libxml2 provides support for the following additional
specifications but doesn't claim to implement them completely:</p>
<ul>
<li>Document Object Model (DOM) <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/">http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/</a>
the document model, but it doesn't implement the API itself, gdome2 does
this on top of libxml2</li>
<li><a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/rfc/rfc959.txt">RFC 959</a> :
libxml2 implements a basic FTP client code</li>
<li><a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/rfc/rfc1945.txt">RFC 1945</a> :
HTTP/1.0, again a basic HTTP client code</li>
<li>SAX: a SAX2 like interface and a minimal SAX1 implementation compatible
with early expat versions</li>
</ul>
<p>A partial implementation of <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlschema-1-20010502/">XML Schemas Part
1: Structure</a> is being worked on but it would be far too early to make any
conformance statement about it at the moment.</p>
<p>Separate documents:</p>
<ul>
<li><a href="http://xmlsoft.org/XSLT/">the libxslt page</a> providing an
implementation of XSLT 1.0 and common extensions like EXSLT for
libxml2</li>
<li><a href="http://gdome2.cs.unibo.it/">the gdome2 page</a>
: a standard DOM2 implementation for libxml2</li>
<li><a href="http://www.aleksey.com/xmlsec/">the XMLSec page</a>: an
implementation of <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/">W3C XML
Digital Signature</a> for libxml2</li>
<li>also check the related links section for more related and active
projects.</li>
</ul>
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<h2><a name="Introducti">Introduction</a></h2>
<p>This document describes libxml, the <a
href="http://www.w3.org/XML/">XML</a> C parser and toolkit developed for the
<a href="http://www.gnome.org/">Gnome</a> project. <a
href="http://www.w3.org/XML/">XML is a standard</a> for building tag-based
structured documents/data.</p>
<p>Here are some key points about libxml:</p>
<ul>
<li>Libxml2 exports Push (progressive) and Pull (blocking) type parser
interfaces for both XML and HTML.</li>
<li>Libxml2 can do DTD validation at parse time, using a parsed document
instance, or with an arbitrary DTD.</li>
<li>Libxml2 includes complete <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath">XPath</a>, <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xptr">XPointer</a> and <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xinclude">XInclude</a> implementations.</li>
<li>It is written in plain C, making as few assumptions as possible, and
sticking closely to ANSI C/POSIX for easy embedding. Works on
Linux/Unix/Windows, ported to a number of other platforms.</li>
<li>Basic support for HTTP and FTP client allowing applications to fetch
remote resources.</li>
<li>The design is modular, most of the extensions can be compiled out.</li>
<li>The internal document representation is as close as possible to the <a
href="http://www.w3.org/DOM/">DOM</a> interfaces.</li>
<li>Libxml2 also has a <a
href="http://www.megginson.com/SAX/index.html">SAX like interface</a>;
the interface is designed to be compatible with <a
href="http://www.jclark.com/xml/expat.html">Expat</a>.</li>
<li>This library is released under the <a
href="http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.html">MIT
License</a>. See the Copyright file in the distribution for the precise
wording.</li>
</ul>
<p>Warning: unless you are forced to because your application links with a
Gnome-1.X library requiring it, <strong><span
style="background-color: #FF0000">Do Not Use libxml1</span></strong>, use
libxml2</p>
<h2><a name="FAQ">FAQ</a></h2>
<p>Table of Contents:</p>
<ul>
<li><a href="FAQ.html#License">License(s)</a></li>
<li><a href="FAQ.html#Installati">Installation</a></li>
<li><a href="FAQ.html#Compilatio">Compilation</a></li>
<li><a href="FAQ.html#Developer">Developer corner</a></li>
</ul>
<h3><a name="License">License</a>(s)</h3>
<ol>
<li><em>Licensing Terms for libxml</em>
<p>libxml2 is released under the <a
href="http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.html">MIT
License</a>; see the file Copyright in the distribution for the precise
wording</p>
</li>
<li><em>Can I embed libxml2 in a proprietary application ?</em>
<p>Yes. The MIT License allows you to keep proprietary the changes you
made to libxml, but it would be graceful to send-back bug fixes and
improvements as patches for possible incorporation in the main
development tree.</p>
</li>
</ol>
<h3><a name="Installati">Installation</a></h3>
<ol>
<li><strong><span style="background-color: #FF0000">Do Not Use
libxml1</span></strong>, use libxml2</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>Where can I get libxml</em> ?
<p>The original distribution comes from <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">xmlsoft.org</a> or <a
href="ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/libxml2/2.6/">gnome.org</a></p>
<p>Most Linux and BSD distributions include libxml, this is probably the
safer way for end-users to use libxml.</p>
<p>David Doolin provides precompiled Windows versions at <a
href="http://www.ce.berkeley.edu/~doolin/code/libxmlwin32/ ">http://www.ce.berkeley.edu/~doolin/code/libxmlwin32/</a></p>
</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>I see libxml and libxml2 releases, which one should I install ?</em>
<ul>
<li>If you are not constrained by backward compatibility issues with
existing applications, install libxml2 only</li>
<li>If you are not doing development, you can safely install both.
Usually the packages <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml.html">libxml</a> and <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml2.html">libxml2</a> are
compatible (this is not the case for development packages).</li>
<li>If you are a developer and your system provides separate packaging
for shared libraries and the development components, it is possible
to install libxml and libxml2, and also <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml-devel.html">libxml-devel</a>
and <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml2-devel.html">libxml2-devel</a>
too for libxml2 &gt;= 2.3.0</li>
<li>If you are developing a new application, please develop against
libxml2(-devel)</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><em>I can't install the libxml package, it conflicts with libxml0</em>
<p>You probably have an old libxml0 package used to provide the shared
library for libxml.so.0, you can probably safely remove it. The libxml
packages provided on <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">xmlsoft.org</a> provide
libxml.so.0</p>
</li>
<li><em>I can't install the libxml(2) RPM package due to failed
dependencies</em>
<p>The most generic solution is to re-fetch the latest src.rpm , and
rebuild it locally with</p>
<p><code>rpm --rebuild libxml(2)-xxx.src.rpm</code>.</p>
<p>If everything goes well it will generate two binary rpm packages (one
providing the shared libs and xmllint, and the other one, the -devel
package, providing includes, static libraries and scripts needed to build
applications with libxml(2)) that you can install locally.</p>
</li>
</ol>
<h3><a name="Compilatio">Compilation</a></h3>
<ol>
<li><em>What is the process to compile libxml2 ?</em>
<p>As most UNIX libraries libxml2 follows the "standard":</p>
<p><code>gunzip -c xxx.tar.gz | tar xvf -</code></p>
<p><code>cd libxml-xxxx</code></p>
<p><code>./configure --help</code></p>
<p>to see the options, then the compilation/installation proper</p>
<p><code>./configure [possible options]</code></p>
<p><code>make</code></p>
<p><code>make install</code></p>
<p>At that point you may have to rerun ldconfig or a similar utility to
update your list of installed shared libs.</p>
</li>
<li><em>What other libraries are needed to compile/install libxml2 ?</em>
<p>Libxml2 does not require any other library, the normal C ANSI API
should be sufficient (please report any violation to this rule you may
find).</p>
<p>However if found at configuration time libxml2 will detect and use the
following libs:</p>
<ul>
<li><a href="http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/zlib/">libz</a> : a
highly portable and available widely compression library.</li>
<li>iconv: a powerful character encoding conversion library. It is
included by default in recent glibc libraries, so it doesn't need to
be installed specifically on Linux. It now seems a <a
href="http://www.opennc.org/onlinepubs/7908799/xsh/iconv.html">part
of the official UNIX</a> specification. Here is one <a
href="http://www.gnu.org/software/libiconv/">implementation of the
library</a> which source can be found <a
href="ftp://ftp.ilog.fr/pub/Users/haible/gnu/">here</a>.</li>
</ul>
</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>Make check fails on some platforms</em>
<p>Sometimes the regression tests' results don't completely match the
value produced by the parser, and the makefile uses diff to print the
delta. On some platforms the diff return breaks the compilation process;
if the diff is small this is probably not a serious problem.</p>
<p>Sometimes (especially on Solaris) make checks fail due to limitations
in make. Try using GNU-make instead.</p>
</li>
<li><em>I use the SVN version and there is no configure script</em>
<p>The configure script (and other Makefiles) are generated. Use the
autogen.sh script to regenerate the configure script and Makefiles,
like:</p>
<p><code>./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr --disable-shared</code></p>
</li>
<li><em>I have troubles when running make tests with gcc-3.0</em>
<p>It seems the initial release of gcc-3.0 has a problem with the
optimizer which miscompiles the URI module. Please use another
compiler.</p>
</li>
</ol>
<h3><a name="Developer">Developer</a> corner</h3>
<ol>
<li><em>Troubles compiling or linking programs using libxml2</em>
<p>Usually the problem comes from the fact that the compiler doesn't get
the right compilation or linking flags. There is a small shell script
<code>xml2-config</code> which is installed as part of libxml2 usual
install process which provides those flags. Use</p>
<p><code>xml2-config --cflags</code></p>
<p>to get the compilation flags and</p>
<p><code>xml2-config --libs</code></p>
<p>to get the linker flags. Usually this is done directly from the
Makefile as:</p>
<p><code>CFLAGS=`xml2-config --cflags`</code></p>
<p><code>LIBS=`xml2-config --libs`</code></p>
</li>
<li><em>I want to install my own copy of libxml2 in my home directory and
link my programs against it, but it doesn't work</em>
<p>There are many different ways to accomplish this. Here is one way to
do this under Linux. Suppose your home directory is <code>/home/user.
</code>Then:</p>
<ul>
<li>Create a subdirectory, let's call it <code>myxml</code></li>
<li>unpack the libxml2 distribution into that subdirectory</li>
<li>chdir into the unpacked distribution
(<code>/home/user/myxml/libxml2 </code>)</li>
<li>configure the library using the "<code>--prefix</code>" switch,
specifying an installation subdirectory in
<code>/home/user/myxml</code>, e.g.
<p><code>./configure --prefix /home/user/myxml/xmlinst</code> {other
configuration options}</p>
</li>
<li>now run <code>make</code> followed by <code>make install</code></li>
<li>At this point, the installation subdirectory contains the complete
"private" include files, library files and binary program files (e.g.
xmllint), located in
<p><code>/home/user/myxml/xmlinst/lib,
/home/user/myxml/xmlinst/include </code> and <code>
/home/user/myxml/xmlinst/bin</code></p>
respectively.</li>
<li>In order to use this "private" library, you should first add it to
the beginning of your default PATH (so that your own private program
files such as xmllint will be used instead of the normal system
ones). To do this, the Bash command would be
<p><code>export PATH=/home/user/myxml/xmlinst/bin:$PATH</code></p>
</li>
<li>Now suppose you have a program <code>test1.c</code> that you would
like to compile with your "private" library. Simply compile it using
the command
<p><code>gcc `xml2-config --cflags --libs` -o test test.c</code></p>
Note that, because your PATH has been set with <code>
/home/user/myxml/xmlinst/bin</code> at the beginning, the xml2-config
program which you just installed will be used instead of the system
default one, and this will <em>automatically</em> get the correct
libraries linked with your program.</li>
</ul>
</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>xmlDocDump() generates output on one line.</em>
<p>Libxml2 will not <strong>invent</strong> spaces in the content of a
document since <strong>all spaces in the content of a document are
significant</strong>. If you build a tree from the API and want
indentation:</p>
<ol>
<li>the correct way is to generate those yourself too.</li>
<li>the dangerous way is to ask libxml2 to add those blanks to your
content <strong>modifying the content of your document in the
process</strong>. The result may not be what you expect. There is
<strong>NO</strong> way to guarantee that such a modification won't
affect other parts of the content of your document. See <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/libxml-parser.html#xmlKeepBlanksDefault">xmlKeepBlanksDefault
()</a> and <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/libxml-tree.html#xmlSaveFormatFile">xmlSaveFormatFile
()</a></li>
</ol>
</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>Extra nodes in the document:</em>
<p><em>For an XML file as below:</em></p>
<pre>&lt;?xml version="1.0"?&gt;
&lt;PLAN xmlns="http://www.argus.ca/autotest/1.0/"&gt;
&lt;NODE CommFlag="0"/&gt;
&lt;NODE CommFlag="1"/&gt;
&lt;/PLAN&gt;</pre>
<p><em>after parsing it with the function
pxmlDoc=xmlParseFile(...);</em></p>
<p><em>I want to the get the content of the first node (node with the
CommFlag="0")</em></p>
<p><em>so I did it as following;</em></p>
<pre>xmlNodePtr pnode;
pnode=pxmlDoc-&gt;children-&gt;children;</pre>
<p><em>but it does not work. If I change it to</em></p>
<pre>pnode=pxmlDoc-&gt;children-&gt;children-&gt;next;</pre>
<p><em>then it works. Can someone explain it to me.</em></p>
<p></p>
<p>In XML all characters in the content of the document are significant
<strong>including blanks and formatting line breaks</strong>.</p>
<p>The extra nodes you are wondering about are just that, text nodes with
the formatting spaces which are part of the document but that people tend
to forget. There is a function <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/libxml-parser.html">xmlKeepBlanksDefault
()</a> to remove those at parse time, but that's an heuristic, and its
use should be limited to cases where you are certain there is no
mixed-content in the document.</p>
</li>
<li><em>I get compilation errors of existing code like when accessing
<strong>root</strong> or <strong>child fields</strong> of nodes.</em>
<p>You are compiling code developed for libxml version 1 and using a
libxml2 development environment. Either switch back to libxml v1 devel or
even better fix the code to compile with libxml2 (or both) by <a
href="upgrade.html">following the instructions</a>.</p>
</li>
<li><em>I get compilation errors about non existing
<strong>xmlRootNode</strong> or <strong>xmlChildrenNode</strong>
fields.</em>
<p>The source code you are using has been <a
href="upgrade.html">upgraded</a> to be able to compile with both libxml
and libxml2, but you need to install a more recent version:
libxml(-devel) &gt;= 1.8.8 or libxml2(-devel) &gt;= 2.1.0</p>
</li>
<li><em>Random crashes in threaded applications</em>
<p>Read and follow all advices on the <a href="threads.html">thread
safety</a> page, and make 100% sure you never call xmlCleanupParser()
while the library or an XML document might still be in use by another
thread.</p>
</li>
<li><em>The example provided in the web page does not compile.</em>
<p>It's hard to maintain the documentation in sync with the code
&lt;grin/&gt; ...</p>
<p>Check the previous points 1/ and 2/ raised before, and please send
patches.</p>
</li>
<li><em>Where can I get more examples and information than provided on the
web page?</em>
<p>Ideally a libxml2 book would be nice. I have no such plan ... But you
can:</p>
<ul>
<li>check more deeply the <a href="html/libxml-lib.html">existing
generated doc</a></li>
<li>have a look at <a href="examples/index.html">the set of
examples</a>.</li>
<li>look for examples of use for libxml2 function using the Gnome code
or by asking on Google.</li>
<li><a
href="http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/libxml2/trunk/">Browse
the libxml2 source</a> , I try to write code as clean and documented
as possible, so looking at it may be helpful. In particular the code
of <a href="http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/libxml2/trunk/xmllint.c?view=markup">xmllint.c</a> and of the various testXXX.c test programs should
provide good examples of how to do things with the library.</li>
</ul>
</li>
<p></p>
<li><em>What about C++ ?</em>
<p>libxml2 is written in pure C in order to allow easy reuse on a number
of platforms, including embedded systems. I don't intend to convert to
C++.</p>
<p>There is however a C++ wrapper which may fulfill your needs:</p>
<ul>
<li>by Ari Johnson &lt;ari@btigate.com&gt;:
<p>Website: <a
href="http://libxmlplusplus.sourceforge.net/">http://libxmlplusplus.sourceforge.net/</a></p>
<p>Download: <a
href="http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=12999">http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=12999</a></p>
</li>
</ul>
</li>
<li><em>How to validate a document a posteriori ?</em>
<p>It is possible to validate documents which had not been validated at
initial parsing time or documents which have been built from scratch
using the API. Use the <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/libxml-valid.html#xmlValidateDtd">xmlValidateDtd()</a>
function. It is also possible to simply add a DTD to an existing
document:</p>
<pre>xmlDocPtr doc; /* your existing document */
xmlDtdPtr dtd = xmlParseDTD(NULL, filename_of_dtd); /* parse the DTD */
dtd-&gt;name = xmlStrDup((xmlChar*)"root_name"); /* use the given root */
doc-&gt;intSubset = dtd;
if (doc-&gt;children == NULL) xmlAddChild((xmlNodePtr)doc, (xmlNodePtr)dtd);
else xmlAddPrevSibling(doc-&gt;children, (xmlNodePtr)dtd);
</pre>
</li>
<li><em>So what is this funky "xmlChar" used all the time?</em>
<p>It is a null terminated sequence of utf-8 characters. And only utf-8!
You need to convert strings encoded in different ways to utf-8 before
passing them to the API. This can be accomplished with the iconv library
for instance.</p>
</li>
<li>etc ...</li>
</ol>
<p></p>
<h2><a name="Documentat">Developer Menu</a></h2>
<p>There are several on-line resources related to using libxml:</p>
<ol>
<li>Use the <a href="search.php">search engine</a> to look up
information.</li>
<li>Check the <a href="FAQ.html">FAQ.</a></li>
<li>Check the <a href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/libxml-lib.html">extensive
documentation</a> automatically extracted from code comments.</li>
<li>Look at the documentation about <a href="encoding.html">libxml
internationalization support</a>.</li>
<li>This page provides a global overview and <a href="example.html">some
examples</a> on how to use libxml.</li>
<li><a href="examples/index.html">Code examples</a></li>
<li>John Fleck's libxml2 tutorial: <a href="tutorial/index.html">html</a>
or <a href="tutorial/xmltutorial.pdf">pdf</a>.</li>
<li>If you need to parse large files, check the <a
href="xmlreader.html">xmlReader</a> API tutorial</li>
<li><a href="mailto:james@daa.com.au">James Henstridge</a> wrote <a
href="http://www.jamesh.id.au/articles/libxml-sax/libxml-sax.html">some nice
documentation</a> explaining how to use the libxml SAX interface.</li>
<li>George Lebl wrote <a
href="http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-gnome3/">an article
for IBM developerWorks</a> about using libxml.</li>
<li>Check <a href="http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/libxml2/trunk/TODO?view=markup">the TODO
file</a>.</li>
<li>Read the <a href="upgrade.html">1.x to 2.x upgrade path</a>
description. If you are starting a new project using libxml you should
really use the 2.x version.</li>
<li>And don't forget to look at the <a
href="http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/">mailing-list archive</a>.</li>
</ol>
<h2><a name="Reporting">Reporting bugs and getting help</a></h2>
<p>Well, bugs or missing features are always possible, and I will make a
point of fixing them in a timely fashion. The best way to report a bug is to
use the <a href="http://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=libxml2">Gnome
bug tracking database</a> (make sure to use the "libxml2" module name). I
look at reports there regularly and it's good to have a reminder when a bug
is still open. Be sure to specify that the bug is for the package libxml2.</p>
<p>For small problems you can try to get help on IRC, the #xml channel on
irc.gnome.org (port 6667) usually has a few people subscribed which may help
(but there is no guarantee and if a real issue is raised it should go on the
mailing-list for archival).</p>
<p>There is also a mailing-list <a
href="mailto:xml@gnome.org">xml@gnome.org</a> for libxml, with an <a
href="http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/">on-line archive</a> (<a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/messages">old</a>). To subscribe to this list,
please visit the <a
href="http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/xml">associated Web</a> page and
follow the instructions. <strong>Do not send code, I won't debug it</strong>
(but patches are really appreciated!).</p>
<p>Please note that with the current amount of virus and SPAM, sending mail
to the list without being subscribed won't work. There is *far too many
bounces* (in the order of a thousand a day !) I cannot approve them manually
anymore. If your mail to the list bounced waiting for administrator approval,
it is LOST ! Repost it and fix the problem triggering the error. Also please
note that <span style="color: #FF0000; background-color: #FFFFFF">emails with
a legal warning asking to not copy or redistribute freely the information
they contain</span> are <strong>NOT</strong> acceptable for the mailing-list,
such mail will as much as possible be discarded automatically, and are less
likely to be answered if they made it to the list, <strong>DO NOT</strong>
post to the list from an email address where such legal requirements are
automatically added, get private paying support if you can't share
information.</p>
<p>Check the following <strong><span style="color: #FF0000">before
posting</span></strong>:</p>
<ul>
<li>Read the <a href="FAQ.html">FAQ</a> and <a href="search.php">use the
search engine</a> to get information related to your problem.</li>
<li>Make sure you are <a href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">using a recent
version</a>, and that the problem still shows up in a recent version.</li>
<li>Check the <a href="http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/">list
archives</a> to see if the problem was reported already. In this case
there is probably a fix available, similarly check the <a
href="http://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=libxml2">registered
open bugs</a>.</li>
<li>Make sure you can reproduce the bug with xmllint or one of the test
programs found in source in the distribution.</li>
<li>Please send the command showing the error as well as the input (as an
attachment)</li>
</ul>
<p>Then send the bug with associated information to reproduce it to the <a
href="mailto:xml@gnome.org">xml@gnome.org</a> list; if it's really libxml
related I will approve it. Please do not send mail to me directly, it makes
things really hard to track and in some cases I am not the best person to
answer a given question, ask on the list.</p>
<p>To <span style="color: #E50000">be really clear about support</span>:</p>
<ul>
<li>Support or help <span style="color: #E50000">requests MUST be sent to
the list or on bugzilla</span> in case of problems, so that the Question
and Answers can be shared publicly. Failing to do so carries the implicit
message "I want free support but I don't want to share the benefits with
others" and is not welcome. I will automatically Carbon-Copy the
xml@gnome.org mailing list for any technical reply made about libxml2 or
libxslt.</li>
<li>There is <span style="color: #E50000">no guarantee of support</span>. If
your question remains unanswered after a week, repost it, making sure you
gave all the detail needed and the information requested.</li>
<li>Failing to provide information as requested or double checking first
for prior feedback also carries the implicit message "the time of the
library maintainers is less valuable than my time" and might not be
welcome.</li>
</ul>
<p>Of course, bugs reported with a suggested patch for fixing them will
probably be processed faster than those without.</p>
<p>If you're looking for help, a quick look at <a
href="http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/">the list archive</a> may actually
provide the answer. I usually send source samples when answering libxml2
usage questions. The <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/html/book1.html">auto-generated documentation</a> is
not as polished as I would like (i need to learn more about DocBook), but
it's a good starting point.</p>
<h2><a name="help">How to help</a></h2>
<p>You can help the project in various ways, the best thing to do first is to
subscribe to the mailing-list as explained before, check the <a
href="http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/">archives </a>and the <a
href="http://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=libxml2">Gnome bug
database</a>:</p>
<ol>
<li>Provide patches when you find problems.</li>
<li>Provide the diffs when you port libxml2 to a new platform. They may not
be integrated in all cases but help pinpointing portability problems
and</li>
<li>Provide documentation fixes (either as patches to the code comments or
as HTML diffs).</li>
<li>Provide new documentations pieces (translations, examples, etc
...).</li>
<li>Check the TODO file and try to close one of the items.</li>
<li>Take one of the points raised in the archive or the bug database and
provide a fix. <a href="mailto:daniel@veillard.com">Get in touch with me
</a>before to avoid synchronization problems and check that the suggested
fix will fit in nicely :-)</li>
</ol>
<h2><a name="Downloads">Downloads</a></h2>
<p>The latest versions of libxml2 can be found on the <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">xmlsoft.org</a> server ( <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">FTP</a> and rsync are available), there are also
mirrors (<a href="ftp://fr.rpmfind.net/pub/libxml/">France</a> and
Antonin Sprinzl also provide <a href="ftp://gd.tuwien.ac.at/pub/libxml/">a
mirror in Austria</a>). (NOTE that you need both the <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml2.html">libxml(2)</a> and <a
href="http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/libxml2-devel.html">libxml(2)-devel</a>
packages installed to compile applications using libxml if using RPMs.)</p>
<p>You can find all the history of libxml(2) and libxslt releases in the <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/sources/old/">old</a> directory. The precompiled
Windows binaries made by Igor Zlatovic are available in the <a
href="http://xmlsoft.org/sources/win32/">win32</a> directory.</p>
<p>Binary ports:</p>
<ul>
<li>RPMs for x86_64 are available directly on <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/">xmlsoft.org</a>, the source RPM will compile on
any architecture supported.</li>
<li><a href="mailto:igor@zlatkovic.com">Igor Zlatkovic</a> is now the
maintainer of the Windows port, <a
href="http://www.zlatkovic.com/projects/libxml/index.html">he provides
binaries</a>.</li>
<li>OpenCSW provides <a
href="http://opencsw.org/packages/libxml2">Solaris
binaries</a>.</li>
<li><a href="mailto:Steve.Ball@explain.com.au">Steve Ball</a> provides <a
href="http://www.explain.com.au/oss/libxml2xslt.html">Mac Os X
binaries</a>.</li>
<li>The HP-UX porting center provides <a
href="http://hpux.connect.org.uk/hppd/hpux/Gnome/">HP-UX binaries</a></li>
<li>Bull provides precompiled <a
href="http://gnome.bullfreeware.com/new_index.html">RPMs for AIX</a> as
patr of their GNOME packages</li>
</ul>
<p>If you know other supported binary ports, please <a
href="http://veillard.com/">contact me</a>.</p>
<p><a name="Snapshot">Snapshot:</a></p>
<ul>
<li>Code from the GNOME GIT base libxml2 module, updated hourly <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/libxml2-git-snapshot.tar.gz">libxml2-git-snapshot.tar.gz</a>.</li>
<li>Docs, content of the web site, the list archive included <a
href="ftp://xmlsoft.org/libxml2/libxml-docs.tar.gz">libxml-docs.tar.gz</a>.</li>
</ul>
<p><a name="Contribs">Contributions:</a></p>
<p>I do accept external contributions, especially if compiling on another
platform, get in touch with the list to upload the package, wrappers for
various languages have been provided, and can be found in the <a
href="python.html">bindings section</a></p>
<p>Libxml2 is also available from GIT:</p>
<ul>
<li><p>See <a href="http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/">libxml2 Git web</a>.
To checkout a local tree use:</p>
<pre>git clone git://git.gnome.org/libxml2</pre>
</li>
<li>The <strong>libxslt</strong> module is also present
<a href="http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/">there</a>.</li>
</ul>
<h2><a name="News">Releases</a></h2>
<p>The <a href="ChangeLog.html">change log</a> describes the recents commits
to the <a href="http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/">GIT</a> code base.</p>
<p>Here is the list of public releases:</p>
<h3>v2.9.6: Oct 06 2017</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability:<br/>
Change preprocessor OS tests to __linux__ (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
<li>Bug Fixes:<br/>
Fix XPath stack frame logic (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Report undefined XPath variable error message (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix regression with librsvg (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Handle more invalid entity values in recovery mode (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix structured validation errors (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in LZMA decompressor (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Set memory limit for LZMA decompression (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Handle illegal entity values in recovery mode (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix debug dump of streaming XPath expressions (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in nanoftp (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leaks in SAX1 parser (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>v2.9.5: Sep 04 2017</h3>
<ul>
<li>Security:<br/>
Detect infinite recursion in parameter entities (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix handling of parameter-entity references (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Disallow namespace nodes in XPointer ranges (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix XPointer paths beginning with range-to (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
<li>Documentation:<br/>
Documentation fixes (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Spelling and grammar fixes (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
<li>Portability:<br/>
Adding README.zOS to list of extra files for the release (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Description of work needed to compile on zOS (Stéphane Michaut),<br/>
Porting libxml2 on zOS encoding of code (Stéphane Michaut),<br/>
small changes for OS/400 (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
relaxng.c, xmlschemas.c: Fix build on pre-C99 compilers (Chun-wei Fan)<br/>
</li>
<li>Bug Fixes:<br/>
Problem resolving relative URIs (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix unwanted warnings when switching encodings (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix signature of xmlSchemaAugmentImportedIDC (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Heap-buffer-overflow read of size 1 in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup (David Kilzer),<br/>
Fix NULL pointer deref in xmlFAParseCharClassEsc (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix infinite loops with push parser in recovery mode (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Send xmllint usage error to stderr (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix NULL deref in xmlParseExternalEntityPrivate (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Make sure not to call IS_BLANK_CH when parsing the DTD (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix xmlHaltParser (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix pathological performance when outputting charrefs (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix invalid-source-encoding warnings in testWriter.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix duplicate SAX callbacks for entity content (David Kilzer),<br/>
Treat URIs with scheme as absolute in C14N (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix copy-paste errors in error messages (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix sanity check in htmlParseNameComplex (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix potential infinite loop in xmlStringLenDecodeEntities (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Reset parser input pointers on encoding failure (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlParseEntityDecl error path (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix xmlBuildRelativeURI for URIs starting with './' (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix type confusion in xmlValidateOneNamespace (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlStringLenGetNodeList (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix NULL pointer deref in xmlDumpElementContent (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlBufAttrSerializeTxtContent (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Stop parser on unsupported encodings (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Check for integer overflow in memory debug code (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix buffer size checks in xmlSnprintfElementContent (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Avoid reparsing in xmlParseStartTag2 (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix undefined behavior in xmlRegExecPushStringInternal (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Check XPath exponents for overflow (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Check for overflow in xmlXPathIsPositionalPredicate (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix spurious error message (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlCanonicPath (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlXPathCompareNodeSetValue (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in pattern error path (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in parser error path (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leaks in XPointer error paths (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in xmlXPathNodeSetMergeAndClear (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leak in XPath filter optimizations (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix memory leaks in XPath error paths (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Do not leak the new CData node if adding fails (David Tardon),<br/>
Prevent unwanted external entity reference (Neel Mehta),<br/>
Increase buffer space for port in HTTP redirect support (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix more NULL pointer derefs in xpointer.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Avoid function/data pointer conversion in xpath.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix format string warnings (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Disallow namespace nodes in XPointer points (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix comparison with root node in xmlXPathCmpNodes (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix attribute decoding during XML schema validation (Alex Henrie),<br/>
Fix NULL pointer deref in XPointer range-to (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
<li>Improvements:<br/>
Updating the spec file to reflect Fedora 24 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add const in five places to move 1 KiB to .rdata (Bruce Dawson),<br/>
Fix missing part of comment for function xmlXPathEvalExpression() (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Get rid of "blanks wrapper" for parameter entities (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Simplify handling of parameter entity references (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Deduplicate code in encoding.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Make HTML parser functions take const pointers (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Build test programs only when needed (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix doc/examples/index.py (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix compiler warnings in threads.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix empty-body warning in nanohttp.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix cast-align warnings (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix unused-parameter warnings (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Rework entity boundary checks (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Don't switch encoding for internal parameter entities (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Merge duplicate code paths handling PE references (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Test SAX2 callbacks with entity substitution (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Support catalog and threads tests under --without-sax1 (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Misc fixes for 'make tests' (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Initialize keepBlanks in HTML parser (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Add test cases for bug 758518 (David Kilzer),<br/>
Fix compiler warning in htmlParseElementInternal (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Remove useless check in xmlParseAttributeListDecl (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Allow zero sized memory input buffers (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Add TODO comment in xmlSwitchEncoding (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Check for integer overflow in xmlXPathFormatNumber (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Make Travis print UBSan stacktraces (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Add .travis.yml (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix expected error output in Python tests (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Simplify control flow in xmlParseStartTag2 (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Disable LeakSanitizer when running API tests (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Avoid out-of-bound array access in API tests (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Avoid spurious UBSan errors in parser.c (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Parse small XPath numbers more accurately (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Rework XPath rounding functions (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix white space in test output (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix axis traversal from attribute and namespace nodes (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Check for trailing characters in XPath expressions earlier (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Rework final handling of XPath results (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Make xmlXPathEvalExpression call xmlXPathEval (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Remove unused variables (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Don't print generic error messages in XPath tests (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
<li>Cleanups:<br/>
Fix a couple of misleading indentation errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Remove unnecessary calls to xmlPopInput (Nick Wellnhofer)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.9.4: May 23 2016</h3>
<ul>
<li>Security:<br/>
More format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (David Kilzer),<br/>
Avoid building recursive entities (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName (David Kilzer),<br/>
Heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Fix some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (David Kilzer),<br/>
Detect change of encoding when parsing HTML names (Hugh Davenport),<br/>
Fix inappropriate fetch of entities content (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Bug 759398: Heap use-after-free in xmlDictComputeFastKey &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759398&gt; (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Bug 758605: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758605&gt; (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Bug 758588: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758588&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 757711: heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=757711&gt; (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Add missing increments of recursion depth counter to XML parser. (Peter Simons)<br/>
</li>
<li>Documentation:<br/>
Fix typo: s{ ec -&gt; cr }cipt (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Fix typos: dictio{ nn -&gt; n }ar{y,ies} (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Fix typos: PATH_{ SEAPARATOR -&gt; SEPARATOR } (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Correct a typo. (Shlomi Fish)<br/>
</li>
<li>Portability:<br/>
Correct the usage of LDFLAGS (Mattias Hansson),<br/>
Revert the use of SAVE_LDFLAGS in configure.ac (Mattias Hansson),<br/>
libxml2 hardcodes -L/lib in zlib/lzma tests which breaks cross-compiles (Mike Frysinger),<br/>
Fix apibuild for a recently added construct (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Use pkg-config to locate zlib when possible (Stewart Brodie),<br/>
Use pkg-config to locate ICU when possible (Stewart Brodie),<br/>
Portability to non C99 compliant compilers (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
dict.h: Move xmlDictPtr definition before includes to allow direct inclusion. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: tell about xmllint and xmlcatalog in README400. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: properly process SGML add in XMLCATALOG command. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: implement CL command XMLCATALOG. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: compile and install program xmlcatalog (qshell-only). (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: expand tabs in sources, strip trailing blanks. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: implement CL command XMLLINT. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: compile and install program xmllint (qshell-only). (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: initscript make_module(): Use options instead of positional parameters. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: c14n.rpgle: allow *omit for nullable reference parameters. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: use like() for double type. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: use like() for int type. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: use like() for unsigned int type. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: use like() for enum types. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Add xz to xml2-config --libs output (Baruch Siach),<br/>
Bug 760190: configure.ac should be able to build --with-icu without icu-config tool &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=760190&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
win32\VC10\config.h and VS 2015 (Bruce Dawson),<br/>
Add configure maintainer mode (orzen)<br/>
</li>
<li>Bug Fixes:<br/>
Avoid an out of bound access when serializing malformed strings (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Unsigned addition may overflow in xmlMallocAtomicLoc() (David Kilzer),<br/>
Integer signed/unsigned type mismatch in xmlParserInputGrow() (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 763071: heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=763071&gt; (Pranjal Jumde),<br/>
Integer overflow parsing port number in URI (Michael Paddon),<br/>
Fix an error with regexp on nullable counted char transition (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix memory leak with XPath namespace nodes (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix namespace axis traversal (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix null pointer deref in docs with no root element (Hugh Davenport),<br/>
Fix XSD validation of URIs with ampersands (Alex Henrie),<br/>
xmlschemastypes.c: accept endOfDayFrag Times set to "24:00:00" mean "end of day" and should not cause an error. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
xmlcatalog: flush stdout before interactive shell input. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
xmllint: flush stdout before interactive shell input. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Don't recurse into OP_VALUEs in xmlXPathOptimizeExpression (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix namespace::node() XPath expression (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix OOB write in xmlXPathEmptyNodeSet (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix parsing of NCNames in XPath (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix OOB read with invalid UTF-8 in xmlUTF8Strsize (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Do normalize string-based datatype value in RelaxNG facet checking (Audric Schiltknecht),<br/>
Bug 760921: REGRESSION (8eb55d78): doc/examples/io1 test fails after fix for "xmlSaveUri() incorrectly recomposes URIs with rootless paths" &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=760921&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 760861: REGRESSION (bf9c1dad): Missing results for test/schemas/regexp-char-ref_[01].xsd &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=760861&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
error.c: *input-&gt;cur == 0 does not mean no error (Pavel Raiskup),<br/>
Add missing RNG test files (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 760183: REGRESSION (v2.9.3): XML push parser fails with bogus UTF-8 encoding error when multi-byte character in large CDATA section is split across buffer &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=760183&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 758572: ASAN crash in make check &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758572&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
Bug 721158: Missing ICU string when doing --version on xmllint &lt;https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=721158&gt; (David Kilzer),<br/>
python 3: libxml2.c wrappers create Unicode str already (Michael Stahl),<br/>
Add autogen.sh to distrib (orzen),<br/>
Heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Improvements:<br/>
Add more debugging info to runtest (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Implement "runtest -u" mode (David Kilzer),<br/>
Add a make rule to rebuild for ASAN (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>v2.9.3: Nov 20 2015</h3>
<ul>
<li>Security:<br/>
CVE-2015-8242 Buffer overead with HTML parser in push mode (Hugh Davenport),<br/>
CVE-2015-7500 Fix memory access error due to incorrect entities boundaries (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-7499-2 Detect incoherency on GROW (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-7499-1 Add xmlHaltParser() to stop the parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-5312 Another entity expansion issue (David Drysdale),<br/>
CVE-2015-7497 Avoid an heap buffer overflow in xmlDictComputeFastQKey (David Drysdale),<br/>
CVE-2015-7498 Avoid processing entities after encoding conversion failures (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-8035 Fix XZ compression support loop (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-7942-2 Fix an error in previous Conditional section patch (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-7942 Another variation of overflow in Conditional sections (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-1819 Enforce the reader to run in constant memory (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
CVE-2015-7941_2 Cleanup conditional section error handling (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2015-7941_1 Stop parsing on entities boundaries errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
</li>
<li>Documentation:<br/>
Correct spelling of "calling" (Alex Henrie),<br/>
Fix a small error in xmllint --format description (Fabien Degomme),<br/>
Avoid XSS on the search of xmlsoft.org (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Portability:<br/>
threads: use forward declarations only for glibc (Michael Heimpold),<br/>
Update Win32 configure.js to search for configure.ac (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Bug Fixes:<br/>
Bug on creating new stream from entity (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix some loop issues embedding NEXT (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Do not print error context when there is none (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Avoid extra processing of MarkupDecl when EOF (Hugh Davenport),<br/>
Fix parsing short unclosed comment uninitialized access (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add missing Null check in xmlParseExternalEntityPrivate (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Fix a bug in CData error handling in the push parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a bug on name parsing at the end of current input buffer (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix the spurious ID already defined error (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix previous change to node sort order (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix a self assignment issue raised by clang (Scott Graham),<br/>
Fail parsing early on if encoding conversion failed (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Do not process encoding values if the declaration if broken (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Silence clang's -Wunknown-attribute (Michael Catanzaro),<br/>
xmlMemUsed is not thread-safe (Martin von Gagern),<br/>
Fix support for except in nameclasses (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix order of root nodes (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Allow attributes on descendant-or-self axis (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix the fix to Windows locking (Steve Nairn),<br/>
Fix timsort invariant loop re: Envisage article (Christopher Swenson),<br/>
Don't add IDs in xmlSetTreeDoc (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Account for ID attributes in xmlSetTreeDoc (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Remove various unused value assignments (Philip Withnall),<br/>
Fix missing entities after CVE-2014-3660 fix (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Revert "Missing initialization for the catalog module" (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Improvements:<br/>
Reuse xmlHaltParser() where it makes sense (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xmlStopParser reset errNo (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Reenable xz support by default (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Recover unescaped less-than character in HTML recovery parsing (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Allow HTML serializer to output HTML5 DOCTYPE (Shaun McCance),<br/>
Regression test for bug #695699 (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Add a couple of XPath tests (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Add Python 3 rpm subpackage (Tomas Radej),<br/>
libxml2-config.cmake.in: update include directories (Samuel Martin),<br/>
Adding example from bugs 738805 to regression tests (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Cleanups:<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.9.2: Oct 16 2014</h3>
<ul>
<li>Security:<br/>
Fix for CVE-2014-3660 billion laugh variant (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
CVE-2014-0191 Do not fetch external parameter entities (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Bug Fixes:<br/>
fix memory leak xml header encoding field with XML_PARSE_IGNORE_ENC (Bart De Schuymer),<br/>
xmlmemory: handle realloc properly (Yegor Yefremov),<br/>
Python generator bug raised by the const change (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Windows Critical sections not released correctly (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Parser error on repeated recursive entity expansion containing &amp;lt; (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xpointer : fixing Null Pointers (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Remove Unnecessary Null check in xpointer.c (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
parser bug on misformed namespace attributes (Dennis Filder),<br/>
Pointer dereferenced before null check (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Leak of struct addrinfo in xmlNanoFTPConnect() (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Possible overflow in HTMLParser.c (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
python/tests/sync.py assumes Python dictionaries are ordered (John Beck),<br/>
Fix Enum check and missing break (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
xmlIO: Handle error returns from dup() (Philip Withnall),<br/>
Fix a problem properly saving URIs (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
wrong error column in structured error when parsing attribute values (Juergen Keil),<br/>
wrong error column in structured error when skipping whitespace in xml decl (Juergen Keil),<br/>
no error column in structured error handler for xml schema validation errors (Juergen Keil),<br/>
Couple of Missing Null checks (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Add couple of missing Null checks (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xmlschemastypes: Fix potential array overflow (Philip Withnall),<br/>
runtest: Fix a memory leak on parse failure (Philip Withnall),<br/>
xmlIO: Fix an FD leak on gzdopen() failure (Philip Withnall),<br/>
xmlcatalog: Fix a memory leak on quit (Philip Withnall),<br/>
HTMLparser: Correctly initialise a stack allocated structure (Philip Withnall),<br/>
Check for tmon in _xmlSchemaDateAdd() is incorrect (David Kilzer),<br/>
Avoid Possible Null Pointer in trio.c (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Fix processing in SAX2 in case of an allocation failure (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
XML Shell command "cd" does not handle "/" at end of path (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix various Missing Null checks (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Fix a potential NULL dereference (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add a couple of misisng check in xmlRelaxNGCleanupTree (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Add a missing argument check (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Adding a check in case of allocation error (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
xmlSaveUri() incorrectly recomposes URIs with rootless paths (Dennis Filder),<br/>
Adding some missing NULL checks (Gaurav),<br/>
Fixes for xmlInitParserCtxt (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix regressions introduced by CVE-2014-0191 patch (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
erroneously ignores a validation error if no error callback set (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xmllint was not parsing the --c14n11 flag (Sérgio Batista),<br/>
Avoid Possible null pointer dereference in memory debug mode (Gaurav),<br/>
Avoid Double Null Check (Gaurav),<br/>
Restore context size and position after XPATH_OP_ARG (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix xmlParseInNodeContext() if node is not element (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Avoid a possible NULL pointer dereference (Gaurav),<br/>
Fix xmlTextWriterWriteElement when a null content is given (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix an typo 'onrest' in htmlScriptAttributes (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
fixing a ptotential uninitialized access (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix an fd leak in an error case (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Missing initialization for the catalog module (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Handling of XPath function arguments in error case (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix a couple of missing NULL checks (Gaurav),<br/>
Avoid a possibility of dangling encoding handler (Gaurav),<br/>
Fix HTML push parser to accept HTML_PARSE_NODEFDTD (Arnold Hendriks),<br/>
Fix a bug loading some compressed files (Mike Alexander),<br/>
Fix XPath node comparison bug (Gaurav),<br/>
Type mismatch in xmlschemas.c (Gaurav),<br/>
Type mismatch in xmlschemastypes.c (Gaurav),<br/>
Avoid a deadcode in catalog.c (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
run close socket on Solaris, same as we do on other platforms (Denis Pauk),<br/>
Fix pointer dereferenced before null check (Gaurav),<br/>
Fix a potential NULL dereference in tree code (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix potential NULL pointer dereferences in regexp code (Gaurav),<br/>
xmllint --pretty crashed without following numeric argument (Tim Galeckas),<br/>
Fix XPath expressions of the form '@ns:*' (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Fix XPath '//' optimization with predicates (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Clear up a potential NULL dereference (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a possible NULL dereference (Gaurav),<br/>
Avoid crash if allocation fails (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Remove occasional leading space in XPath number formatting (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix handling of mmap errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Catch malloc error and exit accordingly (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
missing else in xlink.c (Ami Fischman),<br/>
Fix a parsing bug on non-ascii element and CR/LF usage (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a regression in xmlGetDocCompressMode() (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
properly quote the namespace uris written out during c14n (Aleksey Sanin),<br/>
Remove premature XInclude check on URI being relative (Alexey Neyman),<br/>
Fix missing break on last() function for attributes (dcb),<br/>
Do not URI escape in server side includes (Romain Bondue),<br/>
Fix an error in xmlCleanupParser (Alexander Pastukhov)<br/>
</li>
<li>Documentation:<br/>
typo in error messages "colon are forbidden from..." (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a link to James SAX documentation old page (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix typos in relaxng.c (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Fix a doc typo (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix typos in {tree,xpath}.c (errror) (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Add limitations about encoding conversion (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix typos in xmlschemas{,types}.c (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Fix incorrect spelling entites-&gt;entities (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Forgot to document 2.9.1 release, regenerate docs (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li>Portability:<br/>
AC_CONFIG_FILES and executable bit (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
remove HAVE_CONFIG_H dependency in testlimits.c (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
fix some tabs mixing incompatible with python3 (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
Visual Studio 14 CTP defines snprintf() (Francis Dupont),<br/>
OS400: do not try to copy unexisting doc files (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: use either configure.ac or configure.in. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
os400: make-src.sh: create physical file with target CCSID (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: Add some more C macros equivalent procedures. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: use C macros to implement equivalent RPG support procedures. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: implement XPath macros as procedures for ILE/RPG support. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: include in distribution tarball. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: Add README: compilation directives and OS/400 specific stuff. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: Add compilation scripts. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: ILE RPG language header files. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: implement some macros as functions for ILE/RPG language support (that as no macros). (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: UTF8&lt;--&gt;EBCDIC wrappers for system and external library calls (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: Easy character transcoding support (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: iconv functions compatibility wrappers and table builder. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
OS400: create architecture directory. Implement dlfcn emulation. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Fix building when configuring without xpath and xptr (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
configure: Add --with-python-install-dir (Jonas Eriksson),<br/>
Fix compilation with minimum and xinclude. (Nicolas Le Cam),<br/>
Compile out use of xmlValidateNCName() when not available. (Nicolas Le Cam),<br/>
Fix compilation with minimum and schematron. (Nicolas Le Cam),<br/>
Legacy needs xmlSAX2StartElement() and xmlSAX2EndElement(). (Nicolas Le Cam),<br/>
Don't use xmlValidateName() when not available. (Nicolas Le Cam),<br/>
Fix a portability issue on Windows (Longstreth Jon),<br/>
Various portability patches for OpenVMS (Jacob (Jouk) Jansen),<br/>
Use specific macros for portability to OS/400 (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Add macros needed for OS/400 portability (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Portability patch for fopen on OS/400 (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Portability fixes for OS/400 (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Improve va_list portability (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Portability fix (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Portability fix (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Generic portability fix (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Shortening lines in headers (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
build: Use pkg-config to find liblzma in preference to AC_CHECK_LIB (Philip Withnall),<br/>
build: Add @LZMA_LIBS@ to libxml’s pkg-config files (Philip Withnall),<br/>
fix some tabs mixing incompatible with python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
add additional defines checks for support "./configure --with-minimum" (Denis Pauk),<br/>
Another round of fixes for older versions of Python (Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis),<br/>
python: fix drv_libxml2.py for python3 compatibility (Alexandre Rostovtsev),<br/>
python: Fix compiler warnings when building python3 bindings (Armin K),<br/>
Fix for compilation with python 2.6.8 (Petr Sumbera)<br/>
</li>
<li>Improvements:<br/>
win32/libxml2.def.src after rebuild in doc (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
elfgcchack.h: more legacy needs xmlSAX2StartElement() and xmlSAX2EndElement() (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
elfgcchack.h: add xmlXPathNodeEval and xmlXPathSetContextNode (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
Provide cmake module (Samuel Martin),<br/>
Fix a couple of issues raised by make dist (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix and add const qualifiers (Kurt Roeckx),<br/>
Preparing for upcoming release of 2.9.2 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix zlib and lzma libraries check via command line (Dmitriy),<br/>
wrong error column in structured error when parsing end tag (Juergen Keil),<br/>
doc/news.html: small update to avoid line join while generating NEWS. (Patrick Monnerat),<br/>
Add methods for python3 iterator (Ron Angeles),<br/>
Support element node traversal in document fragments. (Kyle VanderBeek),<br/>
xmlNodeSetName: Allow setting the name to a substring of the currently set name (Tristan Van Berkom),<br/>
Added macros for argument casts (Eric Zurcher),<br/>
adding init calls to xml and html Read parsing entry points (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Get rid of 'REPLACEMENT CHARACTER' Unicode chars in xmlschemas.c (Jan Pokorný),<br/>
Implement choice for name classes on attributes (Shaun McCance),<br/>
Two small namespace tweaks (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xmllint --memory should fail on empty files (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cast encoding name to char pointer to match arg type (Nikolay Sivov)<br/>
</li>
<li>Cleanups:<br/>
Removal of old configure.in (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Unreachable code in tree.c (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Remove a couple of dead conditions (Gaurav Gupta),<br/>
Avoid some dead code and cleanup in relaxng.c (Gaurav),<br/>
Drop not needed checks (Denis Pauk),<br/>
Fix a wrong test (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.9.1: Apr 19 2013</h3>
<ul>
<li> Features:<br/>
Support for Python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add xmlXPathSetContextNode and xmlXPathNodeEval (Alex Bligh)<br/>
</li>
<li> Documentation:<br/>
Add documentation for xmllint --xpath (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix the URL of the SAX documentation from James (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix spelling of "length". (Michael Wood)<br/>
</li>
<li> Portability:<br/>
Fix python bindings with versions older than 2.7 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
rebuild docs:Makefile.am (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
elfgcchack.h after rebuild in doc (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
elfgcchack for buf module (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
Fix a uneeded and wrong extra link parameter (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Few cleanup patches for Windows (Denis Pauk),<br/>
Fix rpmbuild --nocheck (Mark Salter),<br/>
Fix for win32/configure.js and WITH_THREAD_ALLOC (Daniel Richard),<br/>
Fix Broken multi-arch support in xml2-config (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a portability issue for GCC &lt; 3.4.0 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Windows build fixes (Daniel Richard),<br/>
Fix a thread portability problem (Friedrich Haubensak),<br/>
Downgrade autoconf requirement to 2.63 (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Bug Fixes:<br/>
Fix a linking error for python bindings (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a couple of return without value (Jüri Aedla),<br/>
Improve the hashing functions (Daniel Franke),<br/>
Improve handling of xmlStopParser() (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Remove risk of lockup in dictionary initialization (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Activate detection of encoding in external subset (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix an output buffer flushing conversion bug (Mikhail Titov),<br/>
Fix an old bug in xmlSchemaValidateOneElement (Csaba László),<br/>
Fix configure cannot remove messages (Gilles Espinasse),<br/>
fix schema validation in combination with xsi:nil (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
xmlCtxtReadFile doesn't work with literal IPv6 URLs (Steve Wolf),<br/>
Fix a few problems with setEntityLoader (Alexey Neyman),<br/>
Detect excessive entities expansion upon replacement (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix the flushing out of raw buffers on encoding conversions (Daniel,<br/>
Veillard),<br/>
Fix some buffer conversion issues (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
When calling xmlNodeDump make sure we grow the buffer quickly (Daniel,<br/>
Veillard),<br/>
Fix an error in the progressive DTD parsing code (Dan Winship),<br/>
xmllint should not load DTD by default when using the reader (Daniel,<br/>
Veillard),<br/>
Try IBM-037 when looking for EBCDIC handlers (Petr Sumbera),<br/>
Fix potential out of bound access (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix large parse of file from memory (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a bug in the nsclean option of the parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a regression in 2.9.0 breaking validation while streaming (Daniel,<br/>
Veillard),<br/>
Remove potential calls to exit() (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Improvements:<br/>
Regenerated API, and testapi, rebuild documentation (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix tree iterators broken by 2to3 script (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
update all tests for Python3 and Python2 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
A few more fixes for python 3 affecting libxml2.py (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix compilation on Python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Converting apibuild.py to python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
First pass at starting porting to python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
updated configure.in for python3 (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add support for xpathRegisterVariable in Python (Shaun McCance),<br/>
Added a regression tests from bug 694228 data (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cache presence of '&lt;' in entities content (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Avoid extra processing on entities (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Python binding for xmlRegisterInputCallback (Alexey Neyman),<br/>
Python bindings: DOM casts everything to xmlNode (Alexey Neyman),<br/>
Define LIBXML_THREAD_ALLOC_ENABLED via xmlversion.h (Tim Starling),<br/>
Adding streaming validation to runtest checks (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add a --pushsmall option to xmllint (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Cleanups:<br/>
Switched comment in file to UTF-8 encoding (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Extend gitignore (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Silent the new python test on input (Alexey Neyman),<br/>
Cleanup of a duplicate test (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanup on duplicate test expressions (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix compiler warning after 153cf15905cf4ec080612ada6703757d10caba1e (Patrick,<br/>
Gansterer),<br/>
Spec cleanups and a fix for multiarch support (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Silence a clang warning (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanup the Copyright to be pure MIT Licence wording (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
rand_seed should be static in dict.c (Wouter Van Rooy),<br/>
Fix typos in parser comments (Jan Pokorný)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.9.0: Sep 11 2012</h3>
<ul>
<li> Features:<br/>
A few new API entry points,<br/>
More resilient push parser mode,<br/>
A lot of portability improvement,<br/>
Faster XPath evaluation<br/>
</li>
<li> Documentation:<br/>
xml2-config.1 markup error (Christian Weisgerber),<br/>
libxml(3) manpage typo fix (John Bradshaw),<br/>
More cleanups to the documentation part of libxml2 (Daniel Richard G)<br/>
</li>
<li> Portability:<br/>
Bug 676544 - fails to build with --without-sax1 (Akira TAGOH),<br/>
fix builds not having stdint.h (Rob Richards),<br/>
GetProcAddressA is available only on WinCE (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
More updates and cleanups on autotools and Makefiles (Daniel Richard G),<br/>
More changes for Win32 compilation (Eric Zurcher),<br/>
Basic changes for Win32 builds of release 2.9.0: compile buf.c (Eric Zurcher),<br/>
Bundles all generated files for python into the distribution (Daniel Richard G),<br/>
Fix compiler warnings of wincecompat.c (Patrick Gansterer),<br/>
Fix non __GNUC__ build (Patrick Gansterer),<br/>
Fix windows unicode build (Patrick Gansterer),<br/>
clean redefinition of {v}snprintf in C-source (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
use xmlBuf... if DEBUG_INPUT is defined (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
fix runtests to use pthreads support for various Unix platforms (Daniel Richard G),<br/>
Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups 2nd part (Daniel Richard G),<br/>
Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups (Daniel Richard G),<br/>
Fix compilation on older Visual Studio (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Bug Fixes:<br/>
Change the XPath code to percolate allocation errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix reuse of xmlInitParser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix potential crash on entities errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
initialize var (Rob Richards),<br/>
Fix the XPath arity check to also check the XPath stack limits (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix problem with specific and generic error handlers (Pietro Cerutti),<br/>
Avoid a potential infinite recursion (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix an XSD error when generating internal automata (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Patch for xinclude of text using multibyte characters (Vitaly Ostanin),<br/>
Fix a segfault on XSD validation on pattern error (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix missing xmlsave.h module which was ignored in recent builds (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add a missing element check (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Adding various checks on node type though the API (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Namespace nodes can't be unlinked with xmlUnlinkNode (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix make dist to include new private header files (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
More fixups on the push parser behaviour (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Strengthen behaviour of the push parser in problematic situations (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Enforce XML_PARSER_EOF state handling through the parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fixup limits parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Do not fetch external parsed entities (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix an error in previous commit (Aron Xu),<br/>
Fix entities local buffers size problems (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix parser local buffers size problems (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a failure to report xmlreader parsing failures (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Improvements:<br/>
Keep libxml2.syms when running "make distclean" (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Allow to set the quoting character of an xmlWriter (Csaba Raduly),<br/>
Keep non-significant blanks node in HTML parser (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Add a forbidden variable error number and message to XPath (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Support long path names on WNT (Michael Stahl),<br/>
Improve HTML escaping of attribute on output (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Handle ICU_LIBS as LIBADD, not LDFLAGS to prevent linking errors (Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis),<br/>
Switching XPath node sorting to Timsort (Vojtech Fried),<br/>
Optimizing '//' in XPath expressions (Nick Wellnhofer),<br/>
Expose xmlBufShrink in the public tree API (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Visible HTML elements close the head tag (Conrad Irwin),<br/>
Fix file and line report for XSD SAX and reader streaming validation (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix const qualifyer to definition of xmlBufferDetach (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
minimize use of HAVE_CONFIG_H (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
fixup regression in Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups (Roumen Petrov),<br/>
Add support for big line numbers in error reporting (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Avoid using xmlBuffer for serialization (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Improve compatibility between xmlBuf and xmlBuffer (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Provide new accessors for xmlOutputBuffer (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Improvements for old buffer compatibility (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Expand the limit test program (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Improve error reporting on parser errors (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Implement some default limits in the XPath module (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Introduce some default parser limits (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanups and new limit APIs for dictionaries (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fixup for buf.c (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanup URI module memory allocation code (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Extend testlimits (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
More avoid quadratic behaviour (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Impose a reasonable limit on PI size (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
first version of testlimits new test (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Avoid quadratic behaviour in some push parsing cases (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Impose a reasonable limit on comment size (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Impose a reasonable limit on attribute size (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Harden the buffer code and make it more compatible (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
More cleanups for input/buffers code (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanup function xmlBufResetInput(),<br/> to set input from Buffer (Daniel Veillard)
Swicth the test program for characters to new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert the HTML tree module to the new buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert of the HTML parser to new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert the writer to new output buffer and save APIs (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert XMLReader to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
New saving functions using xmlBuf and conversion (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Provide new xmlBuf based saving functions (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert XInclude to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert catalog code to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert C14N to the new Input buffer (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert xmlIO.c to the new input and output buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert XML parser to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Incompatible change to the Input and Output buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Adding new encoding function to deal with the new structures (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Convert XPath to xmlBuf (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Adding a new buf module for buffers (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Memory error within SAX2 reuse common framework (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix xmllint --xpath node initialization (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
<li> Cleanups:<br/>
Various cleanups to avoid compiler warnings (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Big space and tab cleanup (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Followup to LibXML2 docs/examples cleanup patch (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Second round of cleanups for LibXML2 docs/examples (Daniel Richard),<br/>
Remove all .cvsignore as they are not used anymore (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a Timsort function helper comment (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Small cleanup for valgrind target (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Patch for portability of latin characters in C files (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Cleanup some of the parser code (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Fix a variable name in comment (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Regenerated testapi.c (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Regenerating docs and API files (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Small cleanup of unused variables in test (Daniel Veillard),<br/>
Expand .gitignore with more files (Daniel Veillard)<br/>
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.8.0: May 23 2012</h3>
<ul>
<li>Features:
add lzma compression support (Anders F Bjorklund)
</li>
<li>Documentation:
xmlcatalog: Add uri and delegateURI to possible add types in man page. (Ville Skyttä),
Update README.tests (Daniel Veillard),
URI handling code is not OOM resilient (Daniel Veillard),
Fix an error in comment (Daniel Veillard),
Fixed bug #617016 (Daniel Mustieles),
Fixed two typos in the README document (Daniel Neel),
add generated html files (Anders F Bjorklund),
Clarify the need to use xmlFreeNode after xmlUnlinkNode (Daniel Veillard),
Improve documentation a bit (Daniel Veillard),
Updated URL for lxml python bindings (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li>Portability:
Restore code for Windows compilation (Daniel Veillard),
Remove git error message during configure (Christian Dywan),
xmllint: Build fix for endTimer if !defined(HAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY) (Patrick R. Gansterer),
remove a bashism in confgure.in (John Hein),
undef ERROR if already defined (Patrick R. Gansterer),
Fix library problems with mingw-w64 (Michael Cronenworth),
fix windows build. ifdef addition from bug 666491 makes no sense (Rob Richards),
prefer native threads on win32 (Sam Thursfield),
Allow to compile with Visual Studio 2010 (Thomas Lemm),
Fix mingw's snprintf configure check (Andoni Morales),
fixed a 64bit big endian issue (Marcus Meissner),
Fix portability failure if netdb.h lacks NO_ADDRESS (Daniel Veillard),
Fix windows build from lzma addition (Rob Richards),
autogen: Only check for libtoolize (Colin Walters),
Fix the Windows build files (Patrick von Reth),
634846 Remove a linking option breaking Windows VC10 (Daniel Veillard),
599241 fix an initialization problem on Win64 (Andrew W. Nosenko),
fix win build (Rob Richards)
</li>
<li>Bug fixes:
Part for rand_r checking missing (Daniel Veillard),
Cleanup on randomization (Daniel Veillard),
Fix undefined reference in python module (Pacho Ramos),
Fix a race in xmlNewInputStream (Daniel Veillard),
Fix weird streaming RelaxNG errors (Noam),
Fix various bugs in new code raised by the API checking (Daniel Veillard),
Fix various problems with "make dist" (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a memory leak in the xzlib code (Daniel Veillard),
HTML parser error with &lt;noscript&gt; in the &lt;head&gt; (Denis Pauk),
XSD: optional element in complex type extension (Remi Gacogne),
Fix html serialization error and htmlSetMetaEncoding() (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a wrong return value in previous patch (Daniel Veillard),
Fix an uninitialized variable use (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a compilation problem with --minimum (Brandon Slack),
Remove redundant and ungarded include of resolv.h (Daniel Veillard),
xinclude with parse="text" does not use the entity loader (Shaun McCance),
Allow to parse 1 byte HTML files (Denis Pauk),
Patch that fixes the skipping of the HTML_PARSE_NOIMPLIED flag (Martin Schröder),
Avoid memory leak if xmlParserInputBufferCreateIO fails (Lin Yi-Li),
Prevent an infinite loop when dumping a node with encoding problems (Timothy Elliott),
xmlParseNodeInContext problems with an empty document (Tim Elliott),
HTML element position is not detected propperly (Pavel Andrejs),
Fix an off by one pointer access (Jüri Aedla),
Try to fix a problem with entities in SAX mode (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a crash with xmllint --path on empty results (Daniel Veillard),
Fixed bug #667946 (Daniel Mustieles),
Fix a logic error in Schemas Component Constraints (Ryan Sleevi),
Fix a wrong enum type use in Schemas Types (Nico Weber),
Fix SAX2 builder in case of undefined attributes namespace (Daniel Veillard),
Fix SAX2 builder in case of undefined element namespaces (Daniel Veillard),
fix reference to STDOUT_FILENO on MSVC (Tay Ray Chuan),
fix a pair of possible out of array char references (Daniel Veillard),
Fix an allocation error when copying entities (Daniel Veillard),
Make sure the parser returns when getting a Stop order (Chris Evans),
Fix some potential problems on reallocation failures(parser.c) (Xia Xinfeng),
Fix a schema type duration comparison overflow (Daniel Veillard),
Fix an unimplemented part in RNG value validation (Daniel Veillard),
Fix missing error status in XPath evaluation (Daniel Veillard),
Hardening of XPath evaluation (Daniel Veillard),
Fix an off by one error in encoding (Daniel Veillard),
Fix RELAX NG include bug #655288 (Shaun McCance),
Fix XSD validation bug #630130 (Toyoda Eizi),
Fix some potential problems on reallocation failures (Chris Evans),
__xmlRaiseError: fix use of the structured callback channel (Dmitry V. Levin),
__xmlRaiseError: fix the structured callback channel's data initialization (Dmitry V. Levin),
Fix memory corruption when xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryInternal is called from xmlParseBalancedChunk (Rob Richards),
Small fix for previous commit (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a potential freeing error in XPath (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a potential memory access error (Daniel Veillard),
Reactivate the shared library versionning script (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li>Improvements:
use mingw C99 compatible functions {v}snprintf instead those from MSVC runtime (Roumen Petrov),
New symbols added for the next release (Daniel Veillard),
xmlTextReader bails too quickly on error (Andy Lutomirski),
Use a hybrid allocation scheme in xmlNodeSetContent (Conrad Irwin),
Use buffers when constructing string node lists. (Conrad Irwin),
Add HTML parser support for HTML5 meta charset encoding declaration (Denis Pauk),
wrong message for double hyphen in comment XML error (Bryan Henderson),
Fix "make tst" to grab lzma lib too (Daniel Veillard),
Add "whereis" command to xmllint shell (Ryan),
Improve xmllint shell (Ryan),
add function xmlTextReaderRelaxNGValidateCtxt() (Noam Postavsky),
Add --system support to autogen.sh (Daniel Veillard),
Add hash randomization to hash and dict structures (Daniel Veillard),
included xzlib in dist (Anders F Bjorklund),
move xz/lzma helpers to separate included files (Anders F Bjorklund),
add generated devhelp files (Anders F Bjorklund),
add XML_WITH_LZMA to api (Anders F Bjorklund),
autogen.sh: Honor NOCONFIGURE environment variable (Colin Walters),
Improve the error report on undefined REFs (Daniel Veillard),
Add exception for new W3C PI xml-model (Daniel Veillard),
Add options to ignore the internal encoding (Daniel Veillard),
testapi: use the right type for the check (Stefan Kost),
various: handle return values of write calls (Stefan Kost),
testWriter: xmlTextWriterWriteFormatElement wants an int instead of a long int (Stefan Kost),
runxmlconf: update to latest testsuite version (Stefan Kost),
configure: add -Wno-long-long to CFLAGS (Stefan Kost),
configure: support silent automake rules if possible (Stefan Kost),
xmlmemory: add a cast as size_t has no portable printf modifier (Stefan Kost),
__xmlRaiseError: remove redundant schannel initialization (Dmitry V. Levin),
__xmlRaiseError: do cheap code check early (Dmitry V. Levin)
</li>
<li>Cleanups:
Cleanups before 2.8.0-rc2 (Daniel Veillard),
Avoid an extra operation (Daniel Veillard),
Remove vestigial de-ANSI-fication support. (Javier Jardón),
autogen.sh: Fix typo (Javier Jardón),
Do not use unsigned but unsigned int (Daniel Veillard),
Remove two references to u_short (Daniel Veillard),
Fix -Wempty-body warning from clang (Nico Weber),
Cleanups of lzma support (Daniel Veillard),
Augment the list of ignored files (Daniel Veillard),
python: remove unused variable (Stefan Kost),
python: flag two unused args (Stefan Kost),
configure: acconfig.h is deprecated since autoconf-2.50 (Stefan Kost),
xpath: remove unused variable (Stefan Kost)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.8: Nov 4 2010</h3>
<ul>
<li> Features:
480323 add code to plug in ICU converters by default (Giuseppe Iuculano),
Add xmlSaveOption XML_SAVE_WSNONSIG (Adam Spragg)
</li>
<li> Documentation:
Fix devhelp documentation installation (Mike Hommey),
Fix web site encoding problems (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a couple of typo in HTML parser error messages (Michael Day),
Forgot to update the news page for 0.7.7 (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li> Portability:
607273 Fix python detection on MSys/Windows (LRN),
614087 Fix Socket API usage to allow Windows64 compilation (Ozkan Sezer),
Fix compilation with Clang (Koop Mast),
Fix Win32 build (Rob Richards)
</li>
<li> Bug Fixes:
595789 fix a remaining potential Solaris problem (Daniel Veillard),
617468 fix progressive HTML parsing with style using "'" (Denis Pauk),
616478 Fix xmllint shell write command (Gwenn Kahz),
614005 Possible erroneous HTML parsing on unterminated script (Pierre Belzile),
627987 Fix XSD IDC errors in imported schemas (Jim Panetta),
629325 XPath rounding errors first cleanup (Phil Shafer),
630140 fix iso995x encoding error (Daniel Veillard),
make sure htmlCtxtReset do reset the disableSAX field (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a change of semantic on XPath preceding and following axis (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a potential segfault due to weak symbols on pthreads (Mike Hommey),
Fix a leak in XPath compilation (Daniel Veillard),
Fix the semantic of XPath axis for namespace/attribute context nodes (Daniel Veillard),
Avoid a descriptor leak in catalog loading code (Carlo Bramini),
Fix a small bug in XPath evaluation code (Marius Wachtler),
Fix handling of XML-1.0 XML namespace declaration (Daniel Veillard),
Fix errors in XSD double validation check (Csaba Raduly),
Fix handling of apos in URIs (Daniel Veillard),
xmlTextReaderReadOuterXml should handle DTD (Rob Richards),
Autogen.sh needs to create m4 directory (Rob Richards)
</li>
<li> Improvements:
606592 update language ID parser to RFC 5646 (Daniel Veillard),
Sort python generated stubs (Mike Hommey),
Add an HTML parser option to avoid a default doctype (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li> Cleanups:
618831 don't ship generated files in git (Adrian Bunk),
Switch from the obsolete mkinstalldirs to AC_PROG_MKDIR_P (Adrian Bunk),
Various cleanups on encoding handling (Daniel Veillard),
Fix xmllint to use format=1 for default formatting (Adam Spragg),
Force _xmlSaveCtxt.format to be 0 or 1 (Adam Spragg),
Cleanup encoding pointer comparison (Nikolay Sivov),
Small code cleanup on previous patch (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.7: Mar 15 2010</h3>
<ul>
<li> Improvements:
Adding a --xpath option to xmllint (Daniel Veillard),
Make HTML parser non-recursive (Eugene Pimenov)
</li>
<li> Portability:
relaxng.c: cast to allow compilation with sun studio 11 (Ben Walton),
Fix build failure on Sparc solaris (Roumen Petrov),
use autoreconf in autogen.sh (Daniel Veillard),
Fix build with mingw (Roumen Petrov),
Upgrade some of the configure and autogen (Daniel Veillard),
Fix relaxNG tests in runtest for Windows runtest.c: initialize ret (Rob Richards),
Fix a const warning in xmlNodeSetBase (Martin Trappel),
Fix python generator to not use deprecated xmllib (Daniel Veillard),
Update some automake files (Daniel Veillard),
598785 Fix nanohttp on Windows (spadix)
</li>
<li> Bug Fixes:
libxml violates the zlib interface and crashes (Mark Adler),
Fix broken escape behaviour in regexp ranges (Daniel Veillard),
Fix missing win32 libraries in libxml-2.0.pc (Volker Grabsch),
Fix detection of python linker flags (Daniel Macks),
fix build error in libxml2/python (Paul Smith),
ChunkParser: Incorrect decoding of small xml files (Raul Hudea),
htmlCheckEncoding doesn't update input-end after shrink (Eugene Pimenov),
Fix a missing #ifdef (Daniel Veillard),
Fix encoding selection for xmlParseInNodeContext (Daniel Veillard),
xmlPreviousElementSibling mistake (François Delyon),
608773 add a missing check in xmlGROW (Daniel Veillard),
Fix xmlParseInNodeContext for HTML content (Daniel Veillard),
Fix lost namespace when copying node * tree.c: reconcile namespace if not found (Rob Richards),
Fix some missing commas in HTML element lists (Eugene Pimenov),
Correct variable type to unsigned (Nikolay Sivov),
Recognize ID attribute in HTML without DOCTYPE (Daniel Veillard),
Fix memory leak in xmlXPathEvalExpression() (Martin),
Fix an init bug in global.c (Kai Henning),
Fix xmlNodeSetBase() comment (Daniel Veillard),
Fix broken escape behaviour in regexp ranges (Daniel Veillard),
Don't give default HTML boolean attribute values in parser (Daniel Veillard),
xmlCtxtResetLastError should reset ctxt-errNo (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li> Cleanups:
Cleanup a couple of weirdness in HTML parser (Eugene Pimenov)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.6: Oct 6 2009</h3>
<ul>
<li> Bug Fixes:
Restore thread support in default configuration (Andrew W. Nosenko),
URI with no path parsing problem (Daniel Veillard),
Minor patch for conditional defines in threads.c (Eric Zurcher)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.5: Sep 24 2009</h3>
<ul>
<li> Bug Fixes:
Restore behavior of --with-threads without argument (Andrew W. Nosenko),
Fix memory leak when doc is NULL (Rob Richards),
595792 fixing a RelaxNG bug introduced in 2.7.4 (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a Relaxng bug raised by libvirt test suite (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a parsing problem with little data at startup (Daniel Veillard),
link python module with python library (Frederic Crozat),
594874 Forgot an fclose in xmllint (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li> Cleanup:
Adding symbols.xml to EXTRA_DIST (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.4: Sep 10 2009</h3>
<ul>
<li>Improvements:
Switch to GIT (GNOME),
Add symbol versioning to libxml2 shared libs (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li>Portability:
593857 try to work around thread pbm MinGW 4.4 (Daniel Veillard),
594250 rename ATTRIBUTE_ALLOC_SIZE to avoid clashes (Daniel Veillard),
Fix Windows build * relaxng.c: fix windows build (Rob Richards),
Fix the globals.h to use XMLPUBFUN (Paul Smith),
Problem with extern extern in header (Daniel Veillard),
Add -lnetwork for compiling on Haiku (Scott McCreary),
Runtest portability patch for Solaris (Tim Rice),
Small patch to accomodate the Haiku OS (Scott McCreary),
584605 package VxWorks folder in the distribution (Daniel Veillard),
574017 Realloc too expensive on most platform (Daniel Veillard),
Fix windows build (Rob Richards),
545579 doesn't compile without schema support (Daniel Veillard),
xmllint use xmlGetNodePath when not compiled in (Daniel Veillard),
Try to avoid __imp__xmlFree link trouble on msys (Daniel Veillard),
Allow to select the threading system on Windows (LRN),
Fix Solaris binary links, cleanups (Daniel Veillard),
Bug 571059 – MSVC doesn't work with the bakefile (Intron),
fix ATTRIBUTE_PRINTF header clash (Belgabor and Mike Hommey),
fixes for Borland/CodeGear/Embarcadero compilers (Eric Zurcher)
</li>
<li>Documentation:
544910 typo: "renciliateNs" (Leonid Evdokimov),
Add VxWorks to list of OSes (Daniel Veillard),
Regenerate the documentation and update for git (Daniel Veillard),
560524 ¿ xmlTextReaderLocalName description (Daniel Veillard),
Added sponsoring by AOE media for the server (Daniel Veillard),
updated URLs for GNOME (Vincent Lefevre),
more warnings about xmlCleanupThreads and xmlCleanupParser (Daniel Veillard)
</li>
<li>Bug fixes:
594514 memory leaks - duplicate initialization (MOD),
Wrong block opening in htmlNodeDumpOutputInternal (Daniel Veillard),
492317 Fix Relax-NG validation problems (Daniel Veillard),
558452 fight with reg test and error report (Daniel Veillard),
558452 RNG compilation of optional multiple child (Daniel Veillard),
579746 XSD validation not correct / nilable groups (Daniel Veillard),
502960 provide namespace stack when parsing entity (Daniel Veillard),
566012 part 2 fix regresion tests and push mode (Daniel Veillard),
566012 autodetected encoding and encoding conflict (Daniel Veillard),
584220 xpointer(/) and xinclude problems (Daniel Veillard),
587663 Incorrect Attribute-Value Normalization (Daniel Veillard),
444994 HTML chunked failure for attribute with &lt;&gt; (Daniel Veillard),
Fix end of buffer char being split in XML parser (Daniel Veillard),
Non ASCII character may be split at buffer end (Adiel Mittmann),
440226 Add xmlXIncludeProcessTreeFlagsData API (Stefan Behnel),
572129 speed up parsing of large HTML text nodes (Markus Kull),
Fix HTML parsing with 0 character in CDATA (Daniel Veillard),
Fix SetGenericErrorFunc and SetStructured clash (Wang Lam),
566012 Incomplete EBCDIC parsing support (Martin Kogler),
541335 HTML avoid creating 2 head or 2 body element (Daniel Veillard),
541237 error correcting missing end tags in HTML (Daniel Veillard),
583439 missing line numbers in push mode (Daniel Veillard),
587867 xmllint --html --xmlout serializing as HTML (Daniel Veillard),
559501 avoid select and use poll for nanohttp (Raphael Prevost),
559410 - Regexp bug on (...)? constructs (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a small problem on previous HTML parser patch (Daniel Veillard),
592430 - HTML parser runs into endless loop (Daniel Veillard),
447899 potential double free in xmlFreeTextReader (Daniel Veillard),
446613 small validation bug mixed content with NS (Daniel Veillard),
Fix the problem of revalidating a doc with RNG (Daniel Veillard),
Fix xmlKeepBlanksDefault to not break indent (Nick Wellnhofer),
512131 refs from externalRef part need to be added (Daniel Veillard),
512131 crash in xmlRelaxNGValidateFullElement (Daniel Veillard),
588441 allow '.' in HTML Names even if invalid (Daniel Veillard),
582913 Fix htmlSetMetaEncoding() to be nicer (Daniel Veillard),
579317 Try to find the HTML encoding information (Daniel Veillard),
575875 don't output charset=html (Daniel Veillard),
571271 fix semantic of xsd:all with minOccurs=0 (Daniel Veillard),
570702 fix a bug in regexp determinism checking (Daniel Veillard),
567619 xmlValidateNotationUse missing param test (Daniel Veillard),
574393 ¿ utf-8 filename magic for compressed files (Hans Breuer),
Fix a couple of problems in the parser (Daniel Veillard),
585505 ¿ Document ids and refs populated by XSD (Wayne Jensen),
582906 XSD validating multiple imports of the same schema (Jason Childs),
Bug 582887 ¿ problems validating complex schemas (Jason Childs),
Bug 579729 ¿ fix XSD schemas parsing crash (Miroslav Bajtos),
576368 ¿ htmlChunkParser with special attributes (Jiri Netolicky),
Bug 565747 ¿ relax anyURI data character checking (Vincent Lefevre),
Preserve attributes of include start on tree copy (Petr Pajas),
Skip silently unrecognized XPointer schemes (Jakub Wilk),
Fix leak on SAX1, xmllint --sax1 option and debug (Daniel Veillard),
potential NULL dereference on non-glibc (Jim Meyering),
Fix an XSD validation crash (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a regression in streaming entities support (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a couple of ABI issues with C14N 1.1 (Aleksey Sanin),
Aleksey Sanin support for c14n 1.1 (Aleksey Sanin),
reader bug fix with entities (Daniel Veillard),
use options from current parser ctxt for external entities (Rob Richards),
581612 use %s to printf strings (Christian Persch),
584605 change the threading initialization sequence (Igor Novoseltsev),
580705 keep line numbers in HTML parser (Aaron Patterson),
581803 broken HTML table attributes init (Roland Steiner),
do not set error code in xmlNsWarn (Rob Richards),
564217 fix structured error handling problems,
reuse options from current parser for entities (Rob Richards),
xmlXPathRegisterNs should not allow enpty prefixes (Daniel Veillard),
add a missing check in xmlAddSibling (Kris Breuker),
avoid leaks on errors (Jinmei Tatuya)
</li>
<li>Cleanup:
Chasing dead assignments reported by clang-scan (Daniel Veillard),
A few more safety cleanup raised by scan (Daniel Veillard),
Fixing assorted potential problems raised by scan (Daniel Veillard),
Potential uninitialized arguments raised by scan (Daniel Veillard),
Fix a bunch of scan 'dead increments' and cleanup (Daniel Veillard),
Remove a pedantic warning (Daniel Veillard),
555833 always use rm -f in uninstall-local (Daniel Veillard),
542394 xmlRegisterOutputCallbacks MAX_INPUT_CALLBACK (Daniel Veillard),
Autoregenerate libxml2.syms automated checkings (Daniel Veillard),
Make xmlRecoverDoc const (Martin Trappel) (Daniel Veillard),
Both args of xmlStrcasestr are const (Daniel Veillard),
hide the nbParse* variables used for debugging (Mike Hommey),
570806 changed include of config.h (William M. Brack),
cleanups and error reports when xmlTextWriterVSprintf fails (Jinmei Tatuya)
</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.3: Jan 18 2009</h3>
<ul>
<li>Build fix: fix build when HTML support is not included.</li>
<li>Bug fixes: avoid memory overflow in gigantic text nodes,
indentation problem on the writed (Rob Richards),
xmlAddChildList pointer problem (Rob Richards and Kevin Milburn),
xmlAddChild problem with attribute (Rob Richards and Kris Breuker),
avoid a memory leak in an edge case (Daniel Zimmermann),
deallocate some pthread data (Alex Ott).</li>
<li>Improvements: configure option to avoid rebuilding docs (Adrian Bunk),
limit text nodes to 10MB max by default, add element traversal
APIs, add a parser option to enable pre 2.7 SAX behavior (Rob Richards),
add gcc malloc checking (Marcus Meissner), add gcc printf like functions
parameters checking (Marcus Meissner).</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.2: Oct 3 2008</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability fix: fix solaris compilation problem, fix compilation
if XPath is not configured in</li>
<li>Bug fixes: nasty entity bug introduced in 2.7.0, restore old behaviour
when saving an HTML doc with an xml dump function, HTML UTF-8 parsing
bug, fix reader custom error handlers (Riccardo Scussat)
<li>Improvement: xmlSave options for more flexibility to save as
XML/HTML/XHTML, handle leading BOM in HTML documents</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.1: Sep 1 2008</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability fix: Borland C fix (Moritz Both)</li>
<li>Bug fixes: python serialization wrappers, XPath QName corner
case handking and leaks (Martin)</li>
<li>Improvement: extend the xmlSave to handle HTML documents and trees</li>
<li>Cleanup: python serialization wrappers</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.7.0: Aug 30 2008</h3>
<ul>
<li>Documentation: switch ChangeLog to UTF-8, improve mutithreads and
xmlParserCleanup docs</li>
<li>Portability fixes: Older Win32 platforms (Rob Richards), MSVC
porting fix (Rob Richards), Mac OS X regression tests (Sven Herzberg),
non GNUCC builds (Rob Richards), compilation on Haiku (Andreas Färber)
</li>
<li>Bug fixes: various realloc problems (Ashwin), potential double-free
(Ashwin), regexp crash, icrash with invalid whitespace facets (Rob
Richards), pattern fix when streaming (William Brack), various XML
parsing and validation fixes based on the W3C regression tests, reader
tree skipping function fix (Ashwin), Schemas regexps escaping fix
(Volker Grabsch), handling of entity push errors (Ashwin), fix a slowdown
when encoder cant serialize characters on output</li>
<li>Code cleanup: compilation fix without the reader, without the output
(Robert Schwebel), python whitespace (Martin), many space/tabs cleanups,
serious cleanup of the entity handling code</li>
<li>Improvement: switch parser to XML-1.0 5th edition, add parsing flags
for old versions, switch URI parsing to RFC 3986,
add xmlSchemaValidCtxtGetParserCtxt (Holger Kaelberer),
new hashing functions for dictionnaries (based on Stefan Behnel work),
improve handling of misplaced html/head/body in HTML parser, better
regression test tools and code coverage display, better algorithms
to detect various versions of the billion laughts attacks, make
arbitrary parser limits avoidable as a parser option</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.32: Apr 8 2008</h3>
<ul>
<li>Documentation: returning heap memory to kernel (Wolfram Sang),
trying to clarify xmlCleanupParser() use, xmlXPathContext improvement
(Jack Jansen), improve the *Recover* functions documentation,
XmlNodeType doc link fix (Martijn Arts)</li>
<li>Bug fixes: internal subset memory leak (Ashwin), avoid problem with
paths starting with // (Petr Sumbera), streaming XSD validation callback
patches (Ashwin), fix redirection on port other than 80 (William Brack),
SAX2 leak (Ashwin), XInclude fragment of own document (Chris Ryan),
regexp bug with '.' (Andrew Tosh), flush the writer at the end of the
document (Alfred Mickautsch), output I/O bug fix (William Brack),
writer CDATA output after a text node (Alex Khesin), UTF-16 encoding
detection (William Brack), fix handling of empty CDATA nodes for Safari
team, python binding problem with namespace nodes, improve HTML parsing
(Arnold Hendriks), regexp automata build bug, memory leak fix (Vasily
Chekalkin), XSD test crash, weird system parameter entity parsing problem,
allow save to file:///X:/ windows paths, various attribute normalisation
problems, externalSubsetSplit fix (Ashwin), attribute redefinition in
the DTD (Ashwin), fix in char ref parsing check (Alex Khesin), many
out of memory handling fixes (Ashwin), XPath out of memory handling fixes
(Alvaro Herrera), various realloc problems (Ashwin), UCS4 encoding
conversion buffer size (Christian Fruth), problems with EatName
functions on memory errors, BOM handling in external parsed entities
(Mark Rowe)</li>
<li>Code cleanup: fix build under VS 2008 (David Wimsey), remove useless
mutex in xmlDict (Florent Guilian), Mingw32 compilation fix (Carlo
Bramini), Win and MacOS EOL cleanups (Florent Guiliani), iconv need
a const detection (Roumen Petrov), simplify xmlSetProp (Julien Charbon),
cross compilation fixes for Mingw (Roumen Petrov), SCO Openserver build
fix (Florent Guiliani), iconv uses const on Win32 (Rob Richards),
duplicate code removal (Ashwin), missing malloc test and error reports
(Ashwin), VMS makefile fix (Tycho Hilhorst)</li>
<li>improvements: better plug of schematron in the normal error handling
(Tobias Minich)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.31: Jan 11 2008</h3>
<ul>
<li>Security fix: missing of checks in UTF-8 parsing</li>
<li>Bug fixes: regexp bug, dump attribute from XHTML document, fix
xmlFree(NULL) to not crash in debug mode, Schematron parsing crash
(Rob Richards), global lock free on Windows (Marc-Antoine Ruel),
XSD crash due to double free (Rob Richards), indentation fix in
xmlTextWriterFullEndElement (Felipe Pena), error in attribute type
parsing if attribute redeclared, avoid crash in hash list scanner if
deleting elements, column counter bug fix (Christian Schmidt),
HTML embed element saving fix (Stefan Behnel), avoid -L/usr/lib
output from xml2-config (Fred Crozat), avoid an xmllint crash
(Stefan Kost), don't stop HTML parsing on out of range chars.
</li>
<li>Code cleanup: fix open() call third argument, regexp cut'n paste
copy error, unused variable in __xmlGlobalInitMutexLock (Hannes Eder),
some make distcheck realted fixes (John Carr)</li>
<li>Improvements: HTTP Header: includes port number (William Brack),
testURI --debug option, </li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.30: Aug 23 2007</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability: Solaris crash on error handling, windows path fixes
(Roland Schwarz and Rob Richards), mingw build (Roland Schwarz)</li>
<li>Bugfixes: xmlXPathNodeSetSort problem (William Brack), leak when
reusing a writer for a new document (Dodji Seketeli), Schemas
xsi:nil handling patch (Frank Gross), relative URI build problem
(Patrik Fimml), crash in xmlDocFormatDump, invalid char in comment
detection bug, fix disparity with xmlSAXUserParseMemory, automata
generation for complex regexp counts problems, Schemas IDC import
problems (Frank Gross), xpath predicate evailation error handling
(William Brack)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.29: Jun 12 2007</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability: patches from Andreas Stricke for WinCEi,
fix compilation warnings (William Brack), avoid warnings on Apple OS/X
(Wendy Doyle and Mark Rowe), Windows compilation and threading
improvements (Rob Richards), compilation against old Python versions,
new GNU tar changes (Ryan Hill)</li>
<li>Documentation: xmlURIUnescapeString comment, </li>
<li>Bugfixes: xmlBufferAdd problem (Richard Jones), 'make valgrind'
flag fix (Richard Jones), regexp interpretation of \,
htmlCreateDocParserCtxt (Jean-Daniel Dupas), configure.in
typo (Bjorn Reese), entity content failure, xmlListAppend() fix
(Georges-André Silber), XPath number serialization (William Brack),
nanohttp gzipped stream fix (William Brack and Alex Cornejo),
xmlCharEncFirstLine typo (Mark Rowe), uri bug (François Delyon),
XPath string value of PI nodes (William Brack), XPath node set
sorting bugs (William Brack), avoid outputting namespace decl
dups in the writer (Rob Richards), xmlCtxtReset bug, UTF-8 encoding
error handling, recustion on next in catalogs, fix a Relax-NG crash,
workaround wrong file: URIs, htmlNodeDumpFormatOutput on attributes,
invalid character in attribute detection bug, big comments before
internal subset streaming bug, HTML parsing of attributes with : in
the name, IDness of name in HTML (Dagfinn I. Mannsåker) </li>
<li>Improvement: keep URI query parts in raw form (Richard Jones),
embed tag support in HTML (Michael Day) </li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.28: Apr 17 2007</h3>
<ul>
<li>Documentation: comment fixes (Markus Keim), xpath comments fixes too
(James Dennett)</li>
<li>Bug fixes: XPath bug (William Brack), HTML parser autoclose stack usage
(Usamah Malik), various regexp bug fixes (DV and William), path conversion
on Windows (Igor Zlatkovic), htmlCtxtReset fix (Michael Day), XPath
principal node of axis bug, HTML serialization of some codepoint
(Steven Rainwater), user data propagation in XInclude (Michael Day),
standalone and XML decl detection (Michael Day), Python id ouptut
for some id, fix the big python string memory leak, URI parsing fixes
(Stéphane Bidoul and William), long comments parsing bug (William),
concurrent threads initialization (Ted Phelps), invalid char
in text XInclude (William), XPath memory leak (William), tab in
python problems (Andreas Hanke), XPath node comparison error
(Oleg Paraschenko), cleanup patch for reader (Julien Reichel),
XML Schemas attribute group (William), HTML parsing problem (William),
fix char 0x2d in regexps (William), regexp quantifier range with
min occurs of 0 (William), HTML script/style parsing (Mike Day)</li>
<li>Improvement: make xmlTextReaderSetup() public</li>
<li>Compilation and postability: fix a missing include problem (William),
__ss_familly on AIX again (Björn Wiberg), compilation without zlib
(Michael Day), catalog patch for Win32 (Christian Ehrlicher),
Windows CE fixes (Andreas Stricke)</li>
<li>Various CVS to SVN infrastructure changes</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.27: Oct 25 2006</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability fixes: file names on windows (Roland Schwingel,
Emelyanov Alexey), windows compile fixup (Rob Richards),
AIX iconv() is apparently case sensitive</li>
<li>improvements: Python XPath types mapping (Nic Ferrier), XPath optimization
(Kasimier), add xmlXPathCompiledEvalToBoolean (Kasimier), Python node
equality and comparison (Andreas Pakulat), xmlXPathCollectAndTest
improvememt (Kasimier), expose if library was compiled with zlib
support (Andrew Nosenko), cache for xmlSchemaIDCMatcher structs
(Kasimier), xmlTextConcat should work with comments and PIs (Rob
Richards), export htmlNewParserCtxt needed by Michael Day, refactoring
of catalog entity loaders (Michael Day), add XPointer support to
python bindings (Ross Reedstrom, Brian West and Stefan Anca),
try to sort out most file path to URI conversions and xmlPathToUri,
add --html --memory case to xmllint</li>
<li>building fix: fix --with-minimum (Felipe Contreras), VMS fix,
const'ification of HTML parser structures (Matthias Clasen),
portability fix (Emelyanov Alexey), wget autodetection (Peter
Breitenlohner), remove the build path recorded in the python
shared module, separate library flags for shared and static builds
(Mikhail Zabaluev), fix --with-minimum --with-sax1 builds, fix
--with-minimum --with-schemas builds</li>
<li>bug fix: xmlGetNodePath fix (Kasimier), xmlDOMWrapAdoptNode and
attribute (Kasimier), crash when using the recover mode,
xmlXPathEvalExpr problem (Kasimier), xmlXPathCompExprAdd bug (Kasimier),
missing destry in xmlFreeRMutex (Andrew Nosenko), XML Schemas fixes
(Kasimier), warning on entities processing, XHTML script and style
serialization (Kasimier), python generator for long types, bug in
xmlSchemaClearValidCtxt (Bertrand Fritsch), xmlSchemaXPathEvaluate
allocation bug (Marton Illes), error message end of line (Rob Richards),
fix attribute serialization in writer (Rob Richards), PHP4 DTD validation
crasher, parser safety patch (Ben Darnell), _private context propagation
when parsing entities (with Michael Day), fix entities behaviour when
using SAX, URI to file path fix (Mikhail Zabaluev), disapearing validity
context, arg error in SAX callback (Mike Hommey), fix mixed-content
autodetect when using --noblanks, fix xmlIOParseDTD error handling,
fix bug in xmlSplitQName on special Names, fix Relax-NG element content
validation bug, fix xmlReconciliateNs bug, fix potential attribute
XML parsing bug, fix line/column accounting in XML parser, chunking bug
in the HTML parser on script, try to detect obviously buggy HTML
meta encoding indications, bugs with encoding BOM and xmlSaveDoc,
HTML entities in attributes parsing, HTML minimized attribute values,
htmlReadDoc and htmlReadIO were broken, error handling bug in
xmlXPathEvalExpression (Olaf Walkowiak), fix a problem in
htmlCtxtUseOptions, xmlNewInputFromFile could leak (Marius Konitzer),
bug on misformed SSD regexps (Christopher Boumenot)
</li>
<li>documentation: warning about XML_PARSE_COMPACT (Kasimier Buchcik),
fix xmlXPathCastToString documentation, improve man pages for
xmllitn and xmlcatalog (Daniel Leidert), fixed comments of a few
functions</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.26: Jun 6 2006</h3>
<ul>
<li>portability fixes: Python detection (Joseph Sacco), compilation
error(William Brack and Graham Bennett), LynxOS patch (Olli Savia)</li>
<li>bug fixes: encoding buffer problem, mix of code and data in
xmlIO.c(Kjartan Maraas), entities in XSD validation (Kasimier Buchcik),
variousXSD validation fixes (Kasimier), memory leak in pattern (Rob
Richards andKasimier), attribute with colon in name (Rob Richards), XPath
leak inerror reporting (Aleksey Sanin), XInclude text include of
selfdocument.</li>
<li>improvements: Xpath optimizations (Kasimier), XPath object
cache(Kasimier)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.25: Jun 6 2006:</h3>
<p>Do not use or package 2.6.25</p>
<h3>2.6.24: Apr 28 2006</h3>
<ul>
<li>Portability fixes: configure on Windows, testapi compile on windows
(Kasimier Buchcik, venkat naidu), Borland C++ 6 compile (Eric Zurcher),
HP-UX compiler workaround (Rick Jones), xml2-config bugfix, gcc-4.1
cleanups, Python detection scheme (Joseph Sacco), UTF-8 file paths on
Windows (Roland Schwingel).
</li>
<li>Improvements: xmlDOMWrapReconcileNamespaces xmlDOMWrapCloneNode (Kasimier
Buchcik), XML catalog debugging (Rick Jones), update to Unicode 4.01.</li>
<li>Bug fixes: xmlParseChunk() problem in 2.6.23, xmlParseInNodeContext()
on HTML docs, URI behaviour on Windows (Rob Richards), comment streaming
bug, xmlParseComment (with William Brack), regexp bug fixes (DV &amp;
Youri Golovanov), xmlGetNodePath on text/CDATA (Kasimier),
one Relax-NG interleave bug, xmllint --path and --valid,
XSD bugfixes (Kasimier), remove debug
left in Python bindings (Nic Ferrier), xmlCatalogAdd bug (Martin Cole),
xmlSetProp fixes (Rob Richards), HTML IDness (Rob Richards), a large
number of cleanups and small fixes based on Coverity reports, bug
in character ranges, Unicode tables const (Aivars Kalvans), schemas
fix (Stefan Kost), xmlRelaxNGParse error deallocation,
xmlSchemaAddSchemaDoc error deallocation, error handling on unallowed
code point, ixmllint --nonet to never reach the net (Gary Coady),
line break in writer after end PI (Jason Viers). </li>
<li>Documentation: man pages updates and cleanups (Daniel Leidert).</li>
<li>New features: Relax NG structure error handlers.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.23: Jan 5 2006</h3>
<ul>
<li>portability fixes: Windows (Rob Richards), getaddrinfo on Windows
(Kolja Nowak, Rob Richards), icc warnings (Kjartan Maraas),
--with-minimum compilation fixes (William Brack), error case handling fix
on Solaris (Albert Chin), don't use 'list' as parameter name reported by
Samuel Diaz Garcia, more old Unices portability fixes (Albert Chin),
MinGW compilation (Mark Junker), HP-UX compiler warnings (Rick
Jones),</li>
<li>code cleanup: xmlReportError (Adrian Mouat), remove xmlBufferClose
(Geert Jansen), unreachable code (Oleksandr Kononenko), refactoring
parsing code (Bjorn Reese)</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlBuildRelativeURI and empty path (William Brack),
combinatory explosion and performances in regexp code, leak in
xmlTextReaderReadString(), xmlStringLenDecodeEntities problem (Massimo
Morara), Identity Constraints bugs and a segfault (Kasimier Buchcik),
XPath pattern based evaluation bugs (DV &amp; Kasimier),
xmlSchemaContentModelDump() memory leak (Kasimier), potential leak in
xmlSchemaCheckCSelectorXPath(), xmlTextWriterVSprintf() misuse of
vsnprintf (William Brack), XHTML serialization fix (Rob Richards), CRLF
split problem (William), issues with non-namespaced attributes in
xmlAddChild() xmlAddNextSibling() and xmlAddPrevSibling() (Rob Richards),
HTML parsing of script, Python must not output to stdout (Nic Ferrier),
exclusive C14N namespace visibility (Aleksey Sanin), XSD dataype
totalDigits bug (Kasimier Buchcik), error handling when writing to an
xmlBuffer (Rob Richards), runtest schemas error not reported (Hisashi
Fujinaka), signed/unsigned problem in date/time code (Albert Chin), fix
XSI driven XSD validation (Kasimier), parsing of xs:decimal (Kasimier),
fix DTD writer output (Rob Richards), leak in xmlTextReaderReadInnerXml
(Gary Coady), regexp bug affecting schemas (Kasimier), configuration of
runtime debugging (Kasimier), xmlNodeBufGetContent bug on entity refs
(Oleksandr Kononenko), xmlRegExecPushString2 bug (Sreeni Nair),
compilation and build fixes (Michael Day), removed dependancies on
xmlSchemaValidError (Kasimier), bug with &lt;xml:foo/&gt;, more XPath
pattern based evaluation fixes (Kasimier)</li>
<li>improvements: XSD Schemas redefinitions/restrictions (Kasimier
Buchcik), node copy checks and fix for attribute (Rob Richards), counted
transition bug in regexps, ctxt-&gt;standalone = -2 to indicate no
standalone attribute was found, add xmlSchemaSetParserStructuredErrors()
(Kasimier Buchcik), add xmlTextReaderSchemaValidateCtxt() to API
(Kasimier), handle gzipped HTTP resources (Gary Coady), add
htmlDocDumpMemoryFormat. (Rob Richards),</li>
<li>documentation: typo (Michael Day), libxml man page (Albert Chin), save
function to XML buffer (Geert Jansen), small doc fix (Aron Stansvik),</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.22: Sep 12 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: compile without schematron (Stéphane Bidoul)</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlDebugDumpNode on namespace node (Oleg Paraschenko)i,
CDATA push parser bug, xmlElemDump problem with XHTML1 doc,
XML_FEATURE_xxx clash with expat headers renamed XML_WITH_xxx, fix some
output formatting for meta element (Rob Richards), script and style
XHTML1 serialization (David Madore), Attribute derivation fixups in XSD
(Kasimier Buchcik), better IDC error reports (Kasimier Buchcik)</li>
<li>improvements: add XML_SAVE_NO_EMPTY xmlSaveOption (Rob Richards), add
XML_SAVE_NO_XHTML xmlSaveOption, XML Schemas improvements preparing for
derive (Kasimier Buchcik).</li>
<li>documentation: generation of gtk-doc like docs, integration with
devhelp.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.21: Sep 4 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: Cygwin portability fixes (Gerrit P. Haase), calling
convention problems on Windows (Marcus Boerger), cleanups based on Linus'
sparse tool, update of win32/configure.js (Rob Richards), remove warnings
on Windows(Marcus Boerger), compilation without SAX1, detection of the
Python binary, use $GCC inestad of $CC = 'gcc' (Andrew W. Nosenko),
compilation/link with threads and old gcc, compile problem by C370 on
Z/OS,</li>
<li>bug fixes: http_proxy environments (Peter Breitenlohner), HTML UTF-8
bug (Jiri Netolicky), XPath NaN compare bug (William Brack),
htmlParseScript potential bug, Schemas regexp handling of spaces, Base64
Schemas comparisons NIST passes, automata build error xsd:all,
xmlGetNodePath for namespaced attributes (Alexander Pohoyda), xmlSchemas
foreign namespaces handling, XML Schemas facet comparison (Kupriyanov
Anatolij), xmlSchemaPSimpleTypeErr error report (Kasimier Buchcik), xml:
namespace ahndling in Schemas (Kasimier), empty model group in Schemas
(Kasimier), wilcard in Schemas (Kasimier), URI composition (William),
xs:anyType in Schemas (Kasimier), Python resolver emmitting error
messages directly, Python xmlAttr.parent (Jakub Piotr Clapa), trying to
fix the file path/URI conversion, xmlTextReaderGetAttribute fix (Rob
Richards), xmlSchemaFreeAnnot memleak (Kasimier), HTML UTF-8
serialization, streaming XPath, Schemas determinism detection problem,
XInclude bug, Schemas context type (Dean Hill), validation fix (Derek
Poon), xmlTextReaderGetAttribute[Ns] namespaces (Rob Richards), Schemas
type fix (Kuba Nowakowski), UTF-8 parser bug, error in encoding handling,
xmlGetLineNo fixes, bug on entities handling, entity name extraction in
error handling with XInclude, text nodes in HTML body tags (Gary Coady),
xml:id and IDness at the treee level fixes, XPath streaming patterns
bugs.</li>
<li>improvements: structured interfaces for schemas and RNG error reports
(Marcus Boerger), optimization of the char data inner loop parsing
(thanks to Behdad Esfahbod for the idea), schematron validation though
not finished yet, xmlSaveOption to omit XML declaration, keyref match
error reports (Kasimier), formal expression handling code not plugged
yet, more lax mode for the HTML parser, parser XML_PARSE_COMPACT option
for text nodes allocation.</li>
<li>documentation: xmllint man page had --nonet duplicated</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.20: Jul 10 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: Windows build (Rob Richards), Mingw compilation (Igor
Zlatkovic), Windows Makefile (Igor), gcc warnings (Kasimier and
andriy@google.com), use gcc weak references to pthread to avoid the
pthread dependancy on Linux, compilation problem (Steve Nairn), compiling
of subset (Morten Welinder), IPv6/ss_family compilation (William Brack),
compilation when disabling parts of the library, standalone test
distribution.</li>
<li>bug fixes: bug in lang(), memory cleanup on errors (William Brack),
HTTP query strings (Aron Stansvik), memory leak in DTD (William), integer
overflow in XPath (William), nanoftp buffer size, pattern "." apth fixup
(Kasimier), leak in tree reported by Malcolm Rowe, replaceNode patch
(Brent Hendricks), CDATA with NULL content (Mark Vakoc), xml:base fixup
on XInclude (William), pattern fixes (William), attribute bug in
exclusive c14n (Aleksey Sanin), xml:space and xml:lang with SAX2 (Rob
Richards), namespace trouble in complex parsing (Malcolm Rowe), XSD type
QNames fixes (Kasimier), XPath streaming fixups (William), RelaxNG bug
(Rob Richards), Schemas for Schemas fixes (Kasimier), removal of ID (Rob
Richards), a small RelaxNG leak, HTML parsing in push mode bug (James
Bursa), failure to detect UTF-8 parsing bugs in CDATA sections,
areBlanks() heuristic failure, duplicate attributes in DTD bug
(William).</li>
<li>improvements: lot of work on Schemas by Kasimier Buchcik both on
conformance and streaming, Schemas validation messages (Kasimier Buchcik,
Matthew Burgess), namespace removal at the python level (Brent
Hendricks), Update to new Schemas regression tests from W3C/Nist
(Kasimier), xmlSchemaValidateFile() (Kasimier), implementation of
xmlTextReaderReadInnerXml and xmlTextReaderReadOuterXml (James Wert),
standalone test framework and programs, new DOM import APIs
xmlDOMWrapReconcileNamespaces() xmlDOMWrapAdoptNode() and
xmlDOMWrapRemoveNode(), extension of xmllint capabilities for SAX and
Schemas regression tests, xmlStopParser() available in pull mode too,
ienhancement to xmllint --shell namespaces support, Windows port of the
standalone testing tools (Kasimier and William),
xmlSchemaValidateStream() xmlSchemaSAXPlug() and xmlSchemaSAXUnplug() SAX
Schemas APIs, Schemas xmlReader support.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.19: Apr 02 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: drop .la from RPMs, --with-minimum build fix (William
Brack), use XML_SOCKLEN_T instead of SOCKLEN_T because it breaks with AIX
5.3 compiler, fixed elfgcchack.h generation and PLT reduction code on
Linux/ELF/gcc4</li>
<li>bug fixes: schemas type decimal fixups (William Brack), xmmlint return
code (Gerry Murphy), small schemas fixes (Matthew Burgess and GUY
Fabrice), workaround "DAV:" namespace brokeness in c14n (Aleksey Sanin),
segfault in Schemas (Kasimier Buchcik), Schemas attribute validation
(Kasimier), Prop related functions and xmlNewNodeEatName (Rob Richards),
HTML serialization of name attribute on a elements, Python error handlers
leaks and improvement (Brent Hendricks), uninitialized variable in
encoding code, Relax-NG validation bug, potential crash if
gnorableWhitespace is NULL, xmlSAXParseDoc and xmlParseDoc signatures,
switched back to assuming UTF-8 in case no encoding is given at
serialization time</li>
<li>improvements: lot of work on Schemas by Kasimier Buchcik on facets
checking and also mixed handling.</li>
<li></li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.18: Mar 13 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: warnings (Peter Breitenlohner), testapi.c generation,
Bakefile support (Francesco Montorsi), Windows compilation (Joel Reed),
some gcc4 fixes, HP-UX portability fixes (Rick Jones).</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlSchemaElementDump namespace (Kasimier Buchcik), push and
xmlreader stopping on non-fatal errors, thread support for dictionnaries
reference counting (Gary Coady), internal subset and push problem, URL
saved in xmlCopyDoc, various schemas bug fixes (Kasimier), Python paths
fixup (Stephane Bidoul), xmlGetNodePath and namespaces, xmlSetNsProp fix
(Mike Hommey), warning should not count as error (William Brack),
xmlCreatePushParser empty chunk, XInclude parser flags (William), cleanup
FTP and HTTP code to reuse the uri parsing and IPv6 (William),
xmlTextWriterStartAttributeNS fix (Rob Richards), XMLLINT_INDENT being
empty (William), xmlWriter bugs (Rob Richards), multithreading on Windows
(Rich Salz), xmlSearchNsByHref fix (Kasimier), Python binding leak (Brent
Hendricks), aliasing bug exposed by gcc4 on s390, xmlTextReaderNext bug
(Rob Richards), Schemas decimal type fixes (William Brack),
xmlByteConsumed static buffer (Ben Maurer).</li>
<li>improvement: speedup parsing comments and DTDs, dictionary support for
hash tables, Schemas Identity constraints (Kasimier), streaming XPath
subset, xmlTextReaderReadString added (Bjorn Reese), Schemas canonical
values handling (Kasimier), add xmlTextReaderByteConsumed (Aron
Stansvik),</li>
<li>Documentation: Wiki support (Joel Reed)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.17: Jan 16 2005</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: Windows, warnings removal (William Brack),
maintainer-clean dependency(William), build in a different directory
(William), fixing --with-minimum configure build (William), BeOS build
(Marcin Konicki), Python-2.4 detection (William), compilation on AIX (Dan
McNichol)</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlTextReaderHasAttributes (Rob Richards), xmlCtxtReadFile()
to use the catalog(s), loop on output (William Brack), XPath memory leak,
ID deallocation problem (Steve Shepard), debugDumpNode crash (William),
warning not using error callback (William), xmlStopParser bug (William),
UTF-16 with BOM on DTDs (William), namespace bug on empty elements in
push mode (Rob Richards), line and col computations fixups (Aleksey
Sanin), xmlURIEscape fix (William), xmlXPathErr on bad range (William),
patterns with too many steps, bug in RNG choice optimization, line number
sometimes missing.</li>
<li>improvements: XSD Schemas (Kasimier Buchcik), python generator
(William), xmlUTF8Strpos speedup (William), unicode Python strings
(William), XSD error reports (Kasimier Buchcik), Python __str__ call
serialize().</li>
<li>new APIs: added xmlDictExists(), GetLineNumber and GetColumnNumber for
the xmlReader (Aleksey Sanin), Dynamic Shared Libraries APIs (mostly Joel
Reed), error extraction API from regexps, new XMLSave option for format
(Phil Shafer)</li>
<li>documentation: site improvement (John Fleck), FAQ entries
(William).</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.16: Nov 10 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>general hardening and bug fixing crossing all the API based on new
automated regression testing</li>
<li>build fix: IPv6 build and test on AIX (Dodji Seketeli)</li>
<li>bug fixes: problem with XML::Libxml reported by Petr Pajas, encoding
conversion functions return values, UTF-8 bug affecting XPath reported by
Markus Bertheau, catalog problem with NULL entries (William Brack)</li>
<li>documentation: fix to xmllint man page, some API function descritpion
were updated.</li>
<li>improvements: DTD validation APIs provided at the Python level (Brent
Hendricks)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.15: Oct 27 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>security fixes on the nanoftp and nanohttp modules</li>
<li>build fixes: xmllint detection bug in configure, building outside the
source tree (Thomas Fitzsimmons)</li>
<li>bug fixes: HTML parser on broken ASCII chars in names (William), Python
paths (Malcolm Tredinnick), xmlHasNsProp and default namespace (William),
saving to python file objects (Malcolm Tredinnick), DTD lookup fix
(Malcolm), save back &lt;group&gt; in catalogs (William), tree build
fixes (DV and Rob Richards), Schemas memory bug, structured error handler
on Python 64bits, thread local memory deallocation, memory leak reported
by Volker Roth, xmlValidateDtd in the presence of an internal subset,
entities and _private problem (William), xmlBuildRelativeURI error
(William).</li>
<li>improvements: better XInclude error reports (William), tree debugging
module and tests, convenience functions at the Reader API (Graham
Bennett), add support for PI in the HTML parser.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.14: Sep 29 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: configure paths for xmllint and xsltproc, compilation
without HTML parser, compilation warning cleanups (William Brack &amp;
Malcolm Tredinnick), VMS makefile update (Craig Berry),</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlGetUTF8Char (William Brack), QName properties (Kasimier
Buchcik), XInclude testing, Notation serialization, UTF8ToISO8859x
transcoding (Mark Itzcovitz), lots of XML Schemas cleanup and fixes
(Kasimier), ChangeLog cleanup (Stepan Kasal), memory fixes (Mark Vakoc),
handling of failed realloc(), out of bound array adressing in Schemas
date handling, Python space/tabs cleanups (Malcolm Tredinnick), NMTOKENS
E20 validation fix (Malcolm),</li>
<li>improvements: added W3C XML Schemas testsuite (Kasimier Buchcik), add
xmlSchemaValidateOneElement (Kasimier), Python exception hierearchy
(Malcolm Tredinnick), Python libxml2 driver improvement (Malcolm
Tredinnick), Schemas support for xsi:schemaLocation,
xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation, xsi:type (Kasimier Buchcik)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.13: Aug 31 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: Windows and zlib (Igor Zlatkovic), -O flag with gcc,
Solaris compiler warning, fixing RPM BuildRequires,</li>
<li>fixes: DTD loading on Windows (Igor), Schemas error reports APIs
(Kasimier Buchcik), Schemas validation crash, xmlCheckUTF8 (William Brack
and Julius Mittenzwei), Schemas facet check (Kasimier), default namespace
problem (William), Schemas hexbinary empty values, encoding error could
genrate a serialization loop.</li>
<li>Improvements: Schemas validity improvements (Kasimier), added --path
and --load-trace options to xmllint</li>
<li>documentation: tutorial update (John Fleck)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.12: Aug 22 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>build fixes: fix --with-minimum, elfgcchack.h fixes (Peter
Breitenlohner), perl path lookup (William), diff on Solaris (Albert
Chin), some 64bits cleanups.</li>
<li>Python: avoid a warning with 2.3 (William Brack), tab and space mixes
(William), wrapper generator fixes (William), Cygwin support (Gerrit P.
Haase), node wrapper fix (Marc-Antoine Parent), XML Schemas support
(Torkel Lyng)</li>
<li>Schemas: a lot of bug fixes and improvements from Kasimier Buchcik</li>
<li>fixes: RVT fixes (William), XPath context resets bug (William), memory
debug (Steve Hay), catalog white space handling (Peter Breitenlohner),
xmlReader state after attribute reading (William), structured error
handler (William), XInclude generated xml:base fixup (William), Windows
memory reallocation problem (Steve Hay), Out of Memory conditions
handling (William and Olivier Andrieu), htmlNewDoc() charset bug,
htmlReadMemory init (William), a posteriori validation DTD base
(William), notations serialization missing, xmlGetNodePath (Dodji),
xmlCheckUTF8 (Diego Tartara), missing line numbers on entity
(William)</li>
<li>improvements: DocBook catalog build scrip (William), xmlcatalog tool
(Albert Chin), xmllint --c14n option, no_proxy environment (Mike Hommey),
xmlParseInNodeContext() addition, extend xmllint --shell, allow XInclude
to not generate start/end nodes, extend xmllint --version to include CVS
tag (William)</li>
<li>documentation: web pages fixes, validity API docs fixes (William)
schemas API fix (Eric Haszlakiewicz), xmllint man page (John Fleck)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.11: July 5 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>Schemas: a lot of changes and improvements by Kasimier Buchcik for
attributes, namespaces and simple types.</li>
<li>build fixes: --with-minimum (William Brack), some gcc cleanup
(William), --with-thread-alloc (William)</li>
<li>portability: Windows binary package change (Igor Zlatkovic), Catalog
path on Windows</li>
<li>documentation: update to the tutorial (John Fleck), xmllint return code
(John Fleck), man pages (Ville Skytta),</li>
<li>bug fixes: C14N bug serializing namespaces (Aleksey Sanin), testSAX
properly initialize the library (William), empty node set in XPath
(William), xmlSchemas errors (William), invalid charref problem pointed
by Morus Walter, XInclude xml:base generation (William), Relax-NG bug
with div processing (William), XPointer and xml:base problem(William),
Reader and entities, xmllint return code for schemas (William), reader
streaming problem (Steve Ball), DTD serialization problem (William),
libxml.m4 fixes (Mike Hommey), do not provide destructors as methods on
Python classes, xmlReader buffer bug, Python bindings memory interfaces
improvement (with Stéphane Bidoul), Fixed the push parser to be back to
synchronous behaviour.</li>
<li>improvement: custom per-thread I/O enhancement (Rob Richards), register
namespace in debug shell (Stefano Debenedetti), Python based regression
test for non-Unix users (William), dynamically increase the number of
XPath extension functions in Python and fix a memory leak (Marc-Antoine
Parent and William)</li>
<li>performance: hack done with Arjan van de Ven to reduce ELF footprint
and generated code on Linux, plus use gcc runtime profiling to optimize
the code generated in the RPM packages.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.10: May 17 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>Web page generated for ChangeLog</li>
<li>build fixes: --without-html problems, make check without make all</li>
<li>portability: problem with xpath.c on Windows (MSC and Borland), memcmp
vs. strncmp on Solaris, XPath tests on Windows (Mark Vakoc), C++ do not
use "list" as parameter name, make tests work with Python 1.5 (Ed
Davis),</li>
<li>improvements: made xmlTextReaderMode public, small buffers resizing
(Morten Welinder), add --maxmem option to xmllint, add
xmlPopInputCallback() for Matt Sergeant, refactoring of serialization
escaping, added escaping customization</li>
<li>bugfixes: xsd:extension (Taihei Goi), assorted regexp bugs (William
Brack), xmlReader end of stream problem, node deregistration with reader,
URI escaping and filemanes, XHTML1 formatting (Nick Wellnhofer), regexp
transition reduction (William), various XSD Schemas fixes (Kasimier
Buchcik), XInclude fallback problem (William), weird problems with DTD
(William), structured error handler callback context (William), reverse
xmlEncodeSpecialChars() behaviour back to escaping '"'</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.9: Apr 18 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>implement xml:id Working Draft, relaxed XPath id() checking</li>
<li>bugfixes: xmlCtxtReset (Brent Hendricks), line number and CDATA (Dave
Beckett), Relax-NG compilation (William Brack), Regexp patches (with
William), xmlUriEscape (Mark Vakoc), a Relax-NG notAllowed problem (with
William), Relax-NG name classes compares (William), XInclude duplicate
fallback (William), external DTD encoding detection (William), a DTD
validation bug (William), xmlReader Close() fix, recusive extention
schemas</li>
<li>improvements: use xmlRead* APIs in test tools (Mark Vakoc), indenting
save optimization, better handle IIS broken HTTP redirect behaviour (Ian
Hummel), HTML parser frameset (James Bursa), libxml2-python RPM
dependancy, XML Schemas union support (Kasimier Buchcik), warning removal
clanup (William), keep ChangeLog compressed when installing from RPMs</li>
<li>documentation: examples and xmlDocDumpMemory docs (John Fleck), new
example (load, xpath, modify, save), xmlCatalogDump() comments,</li>
<li>Windows: Borland C++ builder (Eric Zurcher), work around Microsoft
compiler NaN handling bug (Mark Vakoc)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.8: Mar 23 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>First step of the cleanup of the serialization code and APIs</li>
<li>XML Schemas: mixed content (Adam Dickmeiss), QName handling fixes (Adam
Dickmeiss), anyURI for "" (John Belmonte)</li>
<li>Python: Canonicalization C14N support added (Anthony Carrico)</li>
<li>xmlDocCopyNode() extension (William)</li>
<li>Relax-NG: fix when processing XInclude results (William), external
reference in interleave (William), missing error on &lt;choice&gt;
failure (William), memory leak in schemas datatype facets.</li>
<li>xmlWriter: patch for better DTD support (Alfred Mickautsch)</li>
<li>bug fixes: xmlXPathLangFunction memory leak (Mike Hommey and William
Brack), no ID errors if using HTML_PARSE_NOERROR, xmlcatalog fallbacks to
URI on SYSTEM lookup failure, XInclude parse flags inheritance (William),
XInclude and XPointer fixes for entities (William), XML parser bug
reported by Holger Rauch, nanohttp fd leak (William), regexps char
groups '-' handling (William), dictionary reference counting problems,
do not close stderr.</li>
<li>performance patches from Petr Pajas</li>
<li>Documentation fixes: XML_CATALOG_FILES in man pages (Mike Hommey)</li>
<li>compilation and portability fixes: --without-valid, catalog cleanups
(Peter Breitenlohner), MingW patch (Roland Schwingel), cross-compilation
to Windows (Christophe de Vienne), --with-html-dir fixup (Julio Merino
Vidal), Windows build (Eric Zurcher)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.7: Feb 23 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>documentation: tutorial updates (John Fleck), benchmark results</li>
<li>xmlWriter: updates and fixes (Alfred Mickautsch, Lucas Brasilino)</li>
<li>XPath optimization (Petr Pajas)</li>
<li>DTD ID handling optimization</li>
<li>bugfixes: xpath number with &gt; 19 fractional (William Brack), push
mode with unescaped '&gt;' characters, fix xmllint --stream --timing, fix
xmllint --memory --stream memory usage, xmlAttrSerializeTxtContent
handling NULL, trying to fix Relax-NG/Perl interface.</li>
<li>python: 2.3 compatibility, whitespace fixes (Malcolm Tredinnick)</li>
<li>Added relaxng option to xmllint --shell</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.6: Feb 12 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>nanohttp and nanoftp: buffer overflow error on URI parsing (Igor and
William) reported by Yuuichi Teranishi</li>
<li>bugfixes: make test and path issues, xmlWriter attribute serialization
(William Brack), xmlWriter indentation (William), schemas validation
(Eric Haszlakiewicz), XInclude dictionnaries issues (William and Oleg
Paraschenko), XInclude empty fallback (William), HTML warnings (William),
XPointer in XInclude (William), Python namespace serialization,
isolat1ToUTF8 bound error (Alfred Mickautsch), output of parameter
entities in internal subset (William), internal subset bug in push mode,
&lt;xs:all&gt; fix (Alexey Sarytchev)</li>
<li>Build: fix for automake-1.8 (Alexander Winston), warnings removal
(Philip Ludlam), SOCKLEN_T detection fixes (Daniel Richard), fix
--with-minimum configuration.</li>
<li>XInclude: allow the 2001 namespace without warning.</li>
<li>Documentation: missing example/index.html (John Fleck), version
dependancies (John Fleck)</li>
<li>reader API: structured error reporting (Steve Ball)</li>
<li>Windows compilation: mingw, msys (Mikhail Grushinskiy), function
prototype (Cameron Johnson), MSVC6 compiler warnings, _WINSOCKAPI_
patch</li>
<li>Parsers: added xmlByteConsumed(ctxt) API to get the byte offest in
input.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.5: Jan 25 2004</h3>
<ul>
<li>Bugfixes: dictionnaries for schemas (William Brack), regexp segfault
(William), xs:all problem (William), a number of XPointer bugfixes
(William), xmllint error go to stderr, DTD validation problem with
namespace, memory leak (William), SAX1 cleanup and minimal options fixes
(Mark Vadoc), parser context reset on error (Shaun McCance), XPath union
evaluation problem (William) , xmlReallocLoc with NULL (Aleksey Sanin),
XML Schemas double free (Steve Ball), XInclude with no href, argument
callbacks order for XPath callbacks (Frederic Peters)</li>
<li>Documentation: python scripts (William Brack), xslt stylesheets (John
Fleck), doc (Sven Zimmerman), I/O example.</li>
<li>Python bindings: fixes (William), enum support (Stéphane Bidoul),
structured error reporting (Stéphane Bidoul)</li>
<li>XInclude: various fixes for conformance, problem related to dictionary
references (William &amp; me), recursion (William)</li>
<li>xmlWriter: indentation (Lucas Brasilino), memory leaks (Alfred
Mickautsch),</li>
<li>xmlSchemas: normalizedString datatype (John Belmonte)</li>
<li>code cleanup for strings functions (William)</li>
<li>Windows: compiler patches (Mark Vakoc)</li>
<li>Parser optimizations, a few new XPath and dictionary APIs for future
XSLT optimizations.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.4: Dec 24 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Windows build fixes (Igor Zlatkovic)</li>
<li>Some serious XInclude problems reported by Oleg Paraschenko and</li>
<li>Unix and Makefile packaging fixes (me, William Brack,</li>
<li>Documentation improvements (John Fleck, William Brack), example fix
(Lucas Brasilino)</li>
<li>bugfixes: xmlTextReaderExpand() with xmlReaderWalker, XPath handling of
NULL strings (William Brack) , API building reader or parser from
filedescriptor should not close it, changed XPath sorting to be stable
again (William Brack), xmlGetNodePath() generating '(null)' (William
Brack), DTD validation and namespace bug (William Brack), XML Schemas
double inclusion behaviour</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.3: Dec 10 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>documentation updates and cleanup (DV, William Brack, John Fleck)</li>
<li>added a repository of examples, examples from Aleksey Sanin, Dodji
Seketeli, Alfred Mickautsch</li>
<li>Windows updates: Mark Vakoc, Igor Zlatkovic, Eric Zurcher, Mingw
(Kenneth Haley)</li>
<li>Unicode range checking (William Brack)</li>
<li>code cleanup (William Brack)</li>
<li>Python bindings: doc (John Fleck), bug fixes</li>
<li>UTF-16 cleanup and BOM issues (William Brack)</li>
<li>bug fixes: ID and xmlReader validation, XPath (William Brack),
xmlWriter (Alfred Mickautsch), hash.h inclusion problem, HTML parser
(James Bursa), attribute defaulting and validation, some serialization
cleanups, XML_GET_LINE macro, memory debug when using threads (William
Brack), serialization of attributes and entities content, xmlWriter
(Daniel Schulman)</li>
<li>XInclude bugfix, new APIs and update to the last version including the
namespace change.</li>
<li>XML Schemas improvements: include (Robert Stepanek), import and
namespace handling, fixed the regression tests troubles, added examples
based on Eric van der Vlist book, regexp fixes</li>
<li>preliminary pattern support for streaming (needed for schemas
constraints), added xmlTextReaderPreservePattern() to collect subdocument
when streaming.</li>
<li>various fixes in the structured error handling</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.2: Nov 4 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>XPath context unregistration fixes</li>
<li>text node coalescing fixes (Mark Lilback)</li>
<li>API to screate a W3C Schemas from an existing document (Steve Ball)</li>
<li>BeOS patches (Marcin 'Shard' Konicki)</li>
<li>xmlStrVPrintf function added (Aleksey Sanin)</li>
<li>compilation fixes (Mark Vakoc)</li>
<li>stdin parsing fix (William Brack)</li>
<li>a posteriori DTD validation fixes</li>
<li>xmlReader bug fixes: Walker fixes, python bindings</li>
<li>fixed xmlStopParser() to really stop the parser and errors</li>
<li>always generate line numbers when using the new xmlReadxxx
functions</li>
<li>added XInclude support to the xmlReader interface</li>
<li>implemented XML_PARSE_NONET parser option</li>
<li>DocBook XSLT processing bug fixed</li>
<li>HTML serialization for &lt;p&gt; elements (William Brack and me)</li>
<li>XPointer failure in XInclude are now handled as resource errors</li>
<li>fixed xmllint --html to use the HTML serializer on output (added
--xmlout to implement the previous behaviour of saving it using the XML
serializer)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.1: Oct 28 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Mostly bugfixes after the big 2.6.0 changes</li>
<li>Unix compilation patches: libxml.m4 (Patrick Welche), warnings cleanup
(William Brack)</li>
<li>Windows compilation patches (Joachim Bauch, Stephane Bidoul, Igor
Zlatkovic)</li>
<li>xmlWriter bugfix (Alfred Mickautsch)</li>
<li>chvalid.[ch]: couple of fixes from Stephane Bidoul</li>
<li>context reset: error state reset, push parser reset (Graham
Bennett)</li>
<li>context reuse: generate errors if file is not readable</li>
<li>defaulted attributes for element coming from internal entities
(Stephane Bidoul)</li>
<li>Python: tab and spaces mix (William Brack)</li>
<li>Error handler could crash in DTD validation in 2.6.0</li>
<li>xmlReader: do not use the document or element _private field</li>
<li>testSAX.c: avoid a problem with some PIs (Massimo Morara)</li>
<li>general bug fixes: mandatory encoding in text decl, serializing
Document Fragment nodes, xmlSearchNs 2.6.0 problem (Kasimier Buchcik),
XPath errors not reported, slow HTML parsing of large documents.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.6.0: Oct 20 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Major revision release: should be API and ABI compatible but got a lot
of change</li>
<li>Increased the library modularity, far more options can be stripped out,
a --with-minimum configuration will weight around 160KBytes</li>
<li>Use per parser and per document dictionary, allocate names and small
text nodes from the dictionary</li>
<li>Switch to a SAX2 like parser rewrote most of the XML parser core,
provides namespace resolution and defaulted attributes, minimize memory
allocations and copies, namespace checking and specific error handling,
immutable buffers, make predefined entities static structures, etc...</li>
<li>rewrote all the error handling in the library, all errors can be
intercepted at a structured level, with precise information
available.</li>
<li>New simpler and more generic XML and HTML parser APIs, allowing to
easilly modify the parsing options and reuse parser context for multiple
consecutive documents.</li>
<li>Similar new APIs for the xmlReader, for options and reuse, provided new
functions to access content as const strings, use them for Python
bindings</li>
<li>a lot of other smaller API improvements: xmlStrPrintf (Aleksey Sanin),
Walker i.e. reader on a document tree based on Alfred Mickautsch code,
make room in nodes for line numbers, reference counting and future PSVI
extensions, generation of character ranges to be checked with faster
algorithm (William), xmlParserMaxDepth (Crutcher Dunnavant), buffer
access</li>
<li>New xmlWriter API provided by Alfred Mickautsch</li>
<li>Schemas: base64 support by Anthony Carrico</li>
<li>Parser&lt;-&gt;HTTP integration fix, proper processing of the Mime-Type
and charset information if available.</li>
<li>Relax-NG: bug fixes including the one reported by Martijn Faassen and
zeroOrMore, better error reporting.</li>
<li>Python bindings (Stéphane Bidoul), never use stdout for errors
output</li>
<li>Portability: all the headers have macros for export and calling
convention definitions (Igor Zlatkovic), VMS update (Craig A. Berry),
Windows: threads (Jesse Pelton), Borland compiler (Eric Zurcher, Igor),
Mingw (Igor), typos (Mark Vakoc), beta version (Stephane Bidoul),
warning cleanups on AIX and MIPS compilers (William Brack), BeOS (Marcin
'Shard' Konicki)</li>
<li>Documentation fixes and README (William Brack), search fix (William),
tutorial updates (John Fleck), namespace docs (Stefan Kost)</li>
<li>Bug fixes: xmlCleanupParser (Dave Beckett), threading uninitialized
mutexes, HTML doctype lowercase, SAX/IO (William), compression detection
and restore (William), attribute declaration in DTDs (William), namespace
on attribute in HTML output (William), input filename (Rob Richards),
namespace DTD validation, xmlReplaceNode (Chris Ryland), I/O callbacks
(Markus Keim), CDATA serialization (Shaun McCance), xmlReader (Peter
Derr), high codepoint charref like &amp;#x10FFFF;, buffer access in push
mode (Justin Fletcher), TLS threads on Windows (Jesse Pelton), XPath bug
(William), xmlCleanupParser (Marc Liyanage), CDATA output (William), HTTP
error handling.</li>
<li>xmllint options: --dtdvalidfpi for Tobias Reif, --sax1 for compat
testing, --nodict for building without tree dictionary, --nocdata to
replace CDATA by text, --nsclean to remove surperfluous namespace
declarations</li>
<li>added xml2-config --libtool-libs option from Kevin P. Fleming</li>
<li>a lot of profiling and tuning of the code, speedup patch for
xmlSearchNs() by Luca Padovani. The xmlReader should do far less
allocation and it speed should get closer to SAX. Chris Anderson worked
on speeding and cleaning up repetitive checking code.</li>
<li>cleanup of "make tests"</li>
<li>libxml-2.0-uninstalled.pc from Malcolm Tredinnick</li>
<li>deactivated the broken docBook SGML parser code and plugged the XML
parser instead.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.11: Sep 9 2003</h3>
<p>A bugfix only release:</p>
<ul>
<li>risk of crash in Relax-NG</li>
<li>risk of crash when using multithreaded programs</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.10: Aug 15 2003</h3>
<p>A bugfixes only release</p>
<ul>
<li>Windows Makefiles (William Brack)</li>
<li>UTF-16 support fixes (Mark Itzcovitz)</li>
<li>Makefile and portability (William Brack) automake, Linux alpha, Mingw
on Windows (Mikhail Grushinskiy)</li>
<li>HTML parser (Oliver Stoeneberg)</li>
<li>XInclude performance problem reported by Kevin Ruscoe</li>
<li>XML parser performance problem reported by Grant Goodale</li>
<li>xmlSAXParseDTD() bug fix from Malcolm Tredinnick</li>
<li>and a couple other cleanup</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.9: Aug 9 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>bugfixes: IPv6 portability, xmlHasNsProp (Markus Keim), Windows build
(Wiliam Brake, Jesse Pelton, Igor), Schemas (Peter Sobisch), threading
(Rob Richards), hexBinary type (), UTF-16 BOM (Dodji Seketeli),
xmlReader, Relax-NG schemas compilation, namespace handling, EXSLT (Sean
Griffin), HTML parsing problem (William Brack), DTD validation for mixed
content + namespaces, HTML serialization, library initialization,
progressive HTML parser</li>
<li>better interfaces for Relax-NG error handling (Joachim Bauch, )</li>
<li>adding xmlXIncludeProcessTree() for XInclud'ing in a subtree</li>
<li>doc fixes and improvements (John Fleck)</li>
<li>configure flag for -with-fexceptions when embedding in C++</li>
<li>couple of new UTF-8 helper functions (William Brack)</li>
<li>general encoding cleanup + ISO-8859-x without iconv (Peter Jacobi)</li>
<li>xmlTextReader cleanup + enum for node types (Bjorn Reese)</li>
<li>general compilation/warning cleanup Solaris/HP-UX/... (William
Brack)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.8: Jul 6 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>bugfixes: XPath, XInclude, file/URI mapping, UTF-16 save (Mark
Itzcovitz), UTF-8 checking, URI saving, error printing (William Brack),
PI related memleak, compilation without schemas or without xpath (Joerg
Schmitz-Linneweber/Garry Pennington), xmlUnlinkNode problem with DTDs,
rpm problem on , i86_64, removed a few compilation problems from 2.5.7,
xmlIOParseDTD, and xmlSAXParseDTD (Malcolm Tredinnick)</li>
<li>portability: DJGPP (MsDos) , OpenVMS (Craig A. Berry)</li>
<li>William Brack fixed multithreading lock problems</li>
<li>IPv6 patch for FTP and HTTP accesses (Archana Shah/Wipro)</li>
<li>Windows fixes (Igor Zlatkovic, Eric Zurcher), threading (Stéphane
Bidoul)</li>
<li>A few W3C Schemas Structure improvements</li>
<li>W3C Schemas Datatype improvements (Charlie Bozeman)</li>
<li>Python bindings for thread globals (Stéphane Bidoul), and method/class
generator</li>
<li>added --nonet option to xmllint</li>
<li>documentation improvements (John Fleck)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.7: Apr 25 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Relax-NG: Compiling to regexp and streaming validation on top of the
xmlReader interface, added to xmllint --stream</li>
<li>xmlReader: Expand(), Next() and DOM access glue, bug fixes</li>
<li>Support for large files: RGN validated a 4.5GB instance</li>
<li>Thread support is now configured in by default</li>
<li>Fixes: update of the Trio code (Bjorn), WXS Date and Duration fixes
(Charles Bozeman), DTD and namespaces (Brent Hendricks), HTML push parser
and zero bytes handling, some missing Windows file path conversions,
behaviour of the parser and validator in the presence of "out of memory"
error conditions</li>
<li>extended the API to be able to plug a garbage collecting memory
allocator, added xmlMallocAtomic() and modified the allocations
accordingly.</li>
<li>Performances: removed excessive malloc() calls, speedup of the push and
xmlReader interfaces, removed excessive thread locking</li>
<li>Documentation: man page (John Fleck), xmlReader documentation</li>
<li>Python: adding binding for xmlCatalogAddLocal (Brent M Hendricks)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.6: Apr 1 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Fixed W3C XML Schemas datatype, should be compliant now except for
binHex and base64 which are not supported yet.</li>
<li>bug fixes: non-ASCII IDs, HTML output, XInclude on large docs and
XInclude entities handling, encoding detection on external subsets, XML
Schemas bugs and memory leaks, HTML parser (James Bursa)</li>
<li>portability: python/trio (Albert Chin), Sun compiler warnings</li>
<li>documentation: added --relaxng option to xmllint man page (John)</li>
<li>improved error reporting: xml:space, start/end tag mismatches, Relax NG
errors</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.5: Mar 24 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Lot of fixes on the Relax NG implementation. More testing including
DocBook and TEI examples.</li>
<li>Increased the support for W3C XML Schemas datatype</li>
<li>Several bug fixes in the URI handling layer</li>
<li>Bug fixes: HTML parser, xmlReader, DTD validation, XPath, encoding
conversion, line counting in the parser.</li>
<li>Added support for $XMLLINT_INDENT environment variable, FTP delete</li>
<li>Fixed the RPM spec file name</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.4: Feb 20 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Conformance testing and lot of fixes on Relax NG and XInclude
implementation</li>
<li>Implementation of XPointer element() scheme</li>
<li>Bug fixes: XML parser, XInclude entities merge, validity checking on
namespaces,
<p>2 serialization bugs, node info generation problems, a DTD regexp
generation problem.</p>
</li>
<li>Portability: windows updates and path canonicalization (Igor)</li>
<li>A few typo fixes (Kjartan Maraas)</li>
<li>Python bindings generator fixes (Stephane Bidoul)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.3: Feb 10 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>RelaxNG and XML Schemas datatypes improvements, and added a first
version of RelaxNG Python bindings</li>
<li>Fixes: XLink (Sean Chittenden), XInclude (Sean Chittenden), API fix for
serializing namespace nodes, encoding conversion bug, XHTML1
serialization</li>
<li>Portability fixes: Windows (Igor), AMD 64bits RPM spec file</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.2: Feb 5 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>First implementation of RelaxNG, added --relaxng flag to xmllint</li>
<li>Schemas support now compiled in by default.</li>
<li>Bug fixes: DTD validation, namespace checking, XInclude and entities,
delegateURI in XML Catalogs, HTML parser, XML reader (Stéphane Bidoul),
XPath parser and evaluation, UTF8ToUTF8 serialization, XML reader memory
consumption, HTML parser, HTML serialization in the presence of
namespaces</li>
<li>added an HTML API to check elements and attributes.</li>
<li>Documentation improvement, PDF for the tutorial (John Fleck), doc
patches (Stefan Kost)</li>
<li>Portability fixes: NetBSD (Julio Merino), Windows (Igor Zlatkovic)</li>
<li>Added python bindings for XPointer, contextual error reporting
(Stéphane Bidoul)</li>
<li>URI/file escaping problems (Stefano Zacchiroli)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.1: Jan 8 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>Fixes a memory leak and configuration/compilation problems in 2.5.0</li>
<li>documentation updates (John)</li>
<li>a couple of XmlTextReader fixes</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.5.0: Jan 6 2003</h3>
<ul>
<li>New <a href="xmlreader.html">XmltextReader interface</a> based on C#
API (with help of Stéphane Bidoul)</li>
<li>Windows: more exports, including the new API (Igor)</li>
<li>XInclude fallback fix</li>
<li>Python: bindings for the new API, packaging (Stéphane Bidoul),
drv_libxml2.py Python xml.sax driver (Stéphane Bidoul), fixes, speedup
and iterators for Python-2.2 (Hannu Krosing)</li>
<li>Tutorial fixes (john Fleck and Niraj Tolia) xmllint man update
(John)</li>
<li>Fix an XML parser bug raised by Vyacheslav Pindyura</li>
<li>Fix for VMS serialization (Nigel Hall) and config (Craig A. Berry)</li>
<li>Entities handling fixes</li>
<li>new API to optionally track node creation and deletion (Lukas
Schroeder)</li>
<li>Added documentation for the XmltextReader interface and some <a
href="guidelines.html">XML guidelines</a></li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.30: Dec 12 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>2.4.29 broke the python bindings, rereleasing</li>
<li>Improvement/fixes of the XML API generator, and couple of minor code
fixes.</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.29: Dec 11 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>Windows fixes (Igor): Windows CE port, pthread linking, python bindings
(Stéphane Bidoul), Mingw (Magnus Henoch), and export list updates</li>
<li>Fix for prev in python bindings (ERDI Gergo)</li>
<li>Fix for entities handling (Marcus Clarke)</li>
<li>Refactored the XML and HTML dumps to a single code path, fixed XHTML1
dump</li>
<li>Fix for URI parsing when handling URNs with fragment identifiers</li>
<li>Fix for HTTP URL escaping problem</li>
<li>added an TextXmlReader (C#) like API (work in progress)</li>
<li>Rewrote the API in XML generation script, includes a C parser and saves
more information needed for C# bindings</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.28: Nov 22 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>a couple of python binding fixes</li>
<li>2 bug fixes in the XML push parser</li>
<li>potential memory leak removed (Martin Stoilov)</li>
<li>fix to the configure script for Unix (Dimitri Papadopoulos)</li>
<li>added encoding support for XInclude parse="text"</li>
<li>autodetection of XHTML1 and specific serialization rules added</li>
<li>nasty threading bug fixed (William Brack)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.27: Nov 17 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>fixes for the Python bindings</li>
<li>a number of bug fixes: SGML catalogs, xmlParseBalancedChunkMemory(),
HTML parser, Schemas (Charles Bozeman), document fragment support
(Christian Glahn), xmlReconciliateNs (Brian Stafford), XPointer,
xmlFreeNode(), xmlSAXParseMemory (Peter Jones), xmlGetNodePath (Petr
Pajas), entities processing</li>
<li>added grep to xmllint --shell</li>
<li>VMS update patch from Craig A. Berry</li>
<li>cleanup of the Windows build with support for more compilers (Igor),
better thread support on Windows</li>
<li>cleanup of Unix Makefiles and spec file</li>
<li>Improvements to the documentation (John Fleck)</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.26: Oct 18 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>Patches for Windows CE port, improvements on Windows paths handling</li>
<li>Fixes to the validation code (DTD and Schemas), xmlNodeGetPath() ,
HTML serialization, Namespace compliance, and a number of small
problems</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.25: Sep 26 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>A number of bug fixes: XPath, validation, Python bindings, DOM and
tree, xmlI/O, Html</li>
<li>Serious rewrite of XInclude</li>
<li>Made XML Schemas regexp part of the default build and APIs, small fix
and improvement of the regexp core</li>
<li>Changed the validation code to reuse XML Schemas regexp APIs</li>
<li>Better handling of Windows file paths, improvement of Makefiles (Igor,
Daniel Gehriger, Mark Vakoc)</li>
<li>Improved the python I/O bindings, the tests, added resolver and regexp
APIs</li>
<li>New logos from Marc Liyanage</li>
<li>Tutorial improvements: John Fleck, Christopher Harris</li>
<li>Makefile: Fixes for AMD x86_64 (Mandrake), DESTDIR (Christophe
Merlet)</li>
<li>removal of all stderr/perror use for error reporting</li>
<li>Better error reporting: XPath and DTD validation</li>
<li>update of the trio portability layer (Bjorn Reese)</li>
</ul>
<p><strong>2.4.24: Aug 22 2002</strong></p>
<ul>
<li>XPath fixes (William), xf:escape-uri() (Wesley Terpstra)</li>
<li>Python binding fixes: makefiles (William), generator, rpm build, x86-64
(fcrozat)</li>
<li>HTML &lt;style&gt; and boolean attributes serializer fixes</li>
<li>C14N improvements by Aleksey</li>
<li>doc cleanups: Rick Jones</li>
<li>Windows compiler makefile updates: Igor and Elizabeth Barham</li>
<li>XInclude: implementation of fallback and xml:base fixup added</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.23: July 6 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>performances patches: Peter Jacobi</li>
<li>c14n fixes, testsuite and performances: Aleksey Sanin</li>
<li>added xmlDocFormatDump: Chema Celorio</li>
<li>new tutorial: John Fleck</li>
<li>new hash functions and performances: Sander Vesik, portability fix from
Peter Jacobi</li>
<li>a number of bug fixes: XPath (William Brack, Richard Jinks), XML and
HTML parsers, ID lookup function</li>
<li>removal of all remaining sprintf: Aleksey Sanin</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.22: May 27 2002</h3>
<ul>
<li>a number of bug fixes: configure scripts, base handling, parser, memory
usage, HTML parser, XPath, documentation (Christian Cornelssen),
indentation, URI parsing</li>
<li>Optimizations for XMLSec, fixing and making public some of the network
protocol handlers (Aleksey)</li>
<li>performance patch from Gary Pennington</li>
<li>Charles Bozeman provided date and time support for XML Schemas
datatypes</li>
</ul>
<h3>2.4.21: Apr 29 2002</h3>
<p>This release is both a bug fix release and also contains the early XML
Schemas <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/">structures</a> and <a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/">datatypes</a> code, beware, all
interfaces are likely to change, there is huge holes, it is clearly a work in
progress and don't even think of putting this code in a production system,
it's actually not compiled in by default. The real fixes are:
</p>