XIncludes Halted (Segfault) :(

Thomas Pegg thomasp at
Thu May 27 20:06:25 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 19:44, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Thomas Pegg wrote:
> > Due to a segmentation fault caused by using libxml2 2.6.9 with nALFS
> > 1.2.2 the conversion to XIncludes is going to be delayed until this is
> > resolved. Otherwise nALFS will have to be compiled only with libxml2
> > 2.5.11. 
> This is a known problem with 2.6.9, I believe. The LFS book editors were 
> having trouble as well with this stuff. I would try again with 2.6.10 if 
> you can, and if that fixes the problem we'll have to update the docs to 
> specify that as a minimum version (and then regenerate the 1.2.2 tarball).
Didn't know 2.6.10 was out yet, but I'll try it with that one.
> > Kevin, I've attatched output from strace, if that could be of any help
> > to you to debug this.
> After looking over the log (this was helpful, thanks for capturing it), 
> it appears that the problem may actually be in nALFS itself. I can run 
> it under valgrind on my test system to see what's happening; is the 
> profile that fails the one currently in CVS, or do you have uncommitted 
> changes?
It's what in CVS under the xinclude branch, I held off making any more
changes until this is fixed.
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