[xml] Release of libxml2-2.8.0

  Finally after 18 month the new release is out. Hopefully I will
adopt a more regular schedule in the future, something like every
6 months, so let's see in November if I can keep it up :-)

Of course this is mostly a bugfix release, with a few improvement
and one added feature, everybody is invited to update, and give
feedback in case of problems !

- add lzma compression support (Anders F Bjorklund)

- 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)

- 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)

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 <noscript> in the <head> (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 
- 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)

- 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)

- 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)

  thanks everybody for the help to make this release, be it with
report, patches or documentation !


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