[xml] Release of libxml2-2.6.18

  Quite a big release accumulating 2 months of developments and bug fixes:
     ftp://xmlsoft.org/ and GNOME FTP mirrors

I would say the main big change in this release is improvement in XSD Schemas
especially identity constraints support thanks to Kasimier, otherwise there
ia also a solid set of fixes:

# improvement:
 - speedup parsing comments and DTDs
 - dictionnary support for hash tables
 - Schemas Identity constraints (Kasimier)
 - streaming XPath subset
 - xmlTextReaderReadString added (Bjorn Reese)
 - Schemas canonical values handling (Kasimier)
 - add xmlTextReaderByteConsumed (Aron Stansvik)
#  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).
# 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).
# Documentation:
 - Wiki support (Joel Reed)

  Thanks to everybody who contributed to this release, either by code,
submitting fixes or documentation !


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