Re: [xml] Release of libxml2-2.9.0

Congrats and thanks for everyone!

Best regards: ZoltÃn ÃrdÃgh

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 3:20 AM, Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
 Yes, the final release is finally out !
It is available as usual on the server:

That's a fairly big release in term of code change, improvements and
bug fixes. The portability should also be substancially improved :-)

- A few new API entry points
- More resilient push parser mode
- A lot of portability improvement
- Faster XPath evaluation

- xml2-config.1 markup error (Christian Weisgerber)
- libxml(3) manpage typo fix (John Bradshaw)
- More cleanups to the documentation part of libxml2 (Daniel Richard G)

- Bug 676544 - fails to build with --without-sax1 (Akira TAGOH)
- fix builds not having stdint.h (Rob Richards)
- GetProcAddressA is available only on WinCE (Daniel Veillard)
- More updates and cleanups on autotools and Makefiles (Daniel Richard G)
- More changes for Win32 compilation (Eric Zurcher)
- Basic changes for Win32 builds of release 2.9.0: compile buf.c (Eric Zurcher)
- Bundles all generated files for python into the distribution (Daniel Richard G)
- Fix compiler warnings of wincecompat.c (Patrick Gansterer)
- Fix non __GNUC__ build (Patrick Gansterer)
- Fix windows unicode build (Patrick Gansterer)
- clean redefinition of {v}snprintf in C-source (Roumen Petrov)
- use xmlBuf... if DEBUG_INPUT is defined (Roumen Petrov)
- fix runtests to use pthreads support for various Unix platforms (Daniel Richard G)
- Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups 2nd part (Daniel Richard G)
- Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups (Daniel Richard G)
- Fix compilation on older Visual Studio (Daniel Veillard)

Bug Fixes:
- Change the XPath code to percolate allocation errors (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix reuse of xmlInitParser (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix potential crash on entities errors (Daniel Veillard)
- initialize var (Rob Richards)
- Fix the XPath arity check to also check the XPath stack limits (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix problem with specific and generic error handlers (Pietro Cerutti)
- Avoid a potential infinite recursion (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix an XSD error when generating internal automata (Daniel Veillard)
- Patch for xinclude of text using multibyte characters (Vitaly Ostanin)
- Fix a segfault on XSD validation on pattern error (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix missing xmlsave.h module which was ignored in recent builds (Daniel Veillard)
- Add a missing element check (Daniel Veillard)
- Adding various checks on node type though the API (Daniel Veillard)
- Namespace nodes can't be unlinked with xmlUnlinkNode (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix make dist to include new private header files (Daniel Veillard)
- More fixups on the push parser behaviour (Daniel Veillard)
- Strengthen behaviour of the push parser in problematic situations (Daniel Veillard)
- Enforce XML_PARSER_EOF state handling through the parser (Daniel Veillard)
- Fixup limits parser (Daniel Veillard)
- Do not fetch external parsed entities (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix an error in previous commit (Aron Xu)
- Fix entities local buffers size problems (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix parser local buffers size problems (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix a failure to report xmlreader parsing failures (Daniel Veillard)

- Keep libxml2.syms when running "make distclean" (Daniel Veillard)
- Allow to set the quoting character of an xmlWriter (Csaba Raduly)
- Keep non-significant blanks node in HTML parser (Daniel Veillard)
- Add a forbidden variable error number and message to XPath (Daniel Veillard)
- Support long path names on WNT (Michael Stahl)
- Improve HTML escaping of attribute on output (Daniel Veillard)
- Handle ICU_LIBS as LIBADD, not LDFLAGS to prevent linking errors (Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis)
- Switching XPath node sorting to Timsort (Vojtech Fried)
- Optimizing '//' in XPath expressions (Nick Wellnhofer)
- Expose xmlBufShrink in the public tree API (Daniel Veillard)
- Visible HTML elements close the head tag (Conrad Irwin)
- Fix file and line report for XSD SAX and reader streaming validation (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix const qualifyer to definition of xmlBufferDetach (Daniel Veillard)
- minimize use of HAVE_CONFIG_H (Roumen Petrov)
- fixup regression in Various "make distcheck" and portability fixups (Roumen Petrov)
- Add support for big line numbers in error reporting (Daniel Veillard)
- Avoid using xmlBuffer for serialization (Daniel Veillard)
- Improve compatibility between xmlBuf and xmlBuffer (Daniel Veillard)
- Provide new accessors for xmlOutputBuffer (Daniel Veillard)
- Improvements for old buffer compatibility (Daniel Veillard)
- Expand the limit test program (Daniel Veillard)
- Improve error reporting on parser errors (Daniel Veillard)
- Implement some default limits in the XPath module (Daniel Veillard)
- Introduce some default parser limits (Daniel Veillard)
- Cleanups and new limit APIs for dictionaries (Daniel Veillard)
- Fixup for buf.c (Daniel Veillard)
- Cleanup URI module memory allocation code (Daniel Veillard)
- Extend testlimits (Daniel Veillard)
- More avoid quadratic behaviour (Daniel Veillard)
- Impose a reasonable limit on PI size (Daniel Veillard)
- first version of testlimits new test (Daniel Veillard)
- Avoid quadratic behaviour in some push parsing cases (Daniel Veillard)
- Impose a reasonable limit on comment size (Daniel Veillard)
- Impose a reasonable limit on attribute size (Daniel Veillard)
- Harden the buffer code and make it more compatible (Daniel Veillard)
- More cleanups for input/buffers code (Daniel Veillard)
- Cleanup function xmlBufResetInput() to set input from Buffer (Daniel Veillard)
- Swicth the test program for characters to new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert the HTML tree module to the new buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert of the HTML parser to new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert the writer to new output buffer and save APIs (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert XMLReader to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- New saving functions using xmlBuf and conversion (Daniel Veillard)
- Provide new xmlBuf based saving functions (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert XInclude to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert catalog code to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert C14N to the new Input buffer (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert xmlIO.c to the new input and output buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert XML parser to the new input buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Incompatible change to the Input and Output buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Adding new encoding function to deal with the new structures (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert XPath to xmlBuf (Daniel Veillard)
- Adding a new buf module for buffers (Daniel Veillard)
- Memory error within SAX2 reuse common framework (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix xmllint --xpath node initialization (Daniel Veillard)

- Various cleanups to avoid compiler warnings (Daniel Veillard)
- Big space and tab cleanup (Daniel Veillard)
- Followup to LibXML2 docs/examples cleanup patch (Daniel Veillard)
- Second round of cleanups for LibXML2 docs/examples (Daniel Richard)
- Remove all .cvsignore as they are not used anymore (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix a Timsort function helper comment (Daniel Veillard)
- Small cleanup for valgrind target (Daniel Veillard)
- Patch for portability of latin characters in C files (Daniel Veillard)
- Cleanup some of the parser code (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix a variable name in comment (Daniel Veillard)
- Regenerated testapi.c (Daniel Veillard)
- Regenerating docs and API files (Daniel Veillard)
- Small cleanup of unused variables in test (Daniel Veillard)
- Expand .gitignore with more files (Daniel Veillard)

 Thanks to everybody who helped for this release, by submitting
bug, patches or ideas !


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