Bug 195888 - expat 2.0
Summary: expat 2.0
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: expat   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Joe Orton
QA Contact: Brian Brock
: 224178 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 251361
Blocks: F8Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-06-19 10:37 UTC by Joe Orton
Modified: 2009-10-30 08:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-28 09:17:03 UTC
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Description Joe Orton 2006-06-19 10:37:01 UTC
Description of problem:
expat 2.0.0 has been out for six months; it breaks SONAME relative to 1.9.x.  An
upgrade to this might be worthwhile for FC7.

Comment 1 Thorsten Leemhuis 2007-01-28 10:46:51 UTC
*** Bug 224178 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Joe Orton 2007-02-06 09:40:28 UTC
The cost of this upgrade is high (20+ packages depend on libexpat.so.0 in Core
alone; a new compat package would certainly be needed) but the benefit fairly
low; I'm not sure it's actually worth doing this.

Comment 3 Zing 2007-06-18 20:25:14 UTC
Do we have a problem that pyexpat is at 2.0 and apache is linked to 1.95.8 and
with mod_python we could have a clash?  This seems to be documented here as a
real problem:


, but I don't know for sure.  

Comment 4 Joe Orton 2007-06-18 20:29:33 UTC
If pyexpat is embedding a statically linked copy of expat, that is a bug.

If pyexpat is embedding a statically linked copy of expat and exposing the
symbols to the global symbol namespace as-is, that is a really bad bug.

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2007-06-26 23:19:58 UTC
2.0.1 is out now.  Probably worth an upgrade for F8, even though rebuilding 20
packages isn't fun.

Comment 6 Joe Orton 2007-08-08 15:41:32 UTC
The "20" number was pre-Extras-merge.  Post-Merge, the number is 66 :(

Compat package prepared for review here in bug 251361, I'm working through mock
rebuilds of all dependant packages, to see if anything will break.

Comment 7 Joe Orton 2007-08-28 09:17:03 UTC
expat 2.0.1 is now in dist-f8.  You are being CC'ed on this bug if your package
needs to be rebuilt against expat 2.x in Raw Hide.  There is one minor API
change in this release, which maintainers may wish to check for:

        - XML_GetCurrentLineNumber() and  XML_GetCurrentColumnNumber()
          now return unsigned integers.

The list of packages which still need to be rebuilt is here:


(based on the last Raw Hide push I got - so apologies for any stale data)

Comment 8 Hans de Goede 2007-08-28 14:48:24 UTC


Have been rebuild (in dependency order where aplicable)

Comment 9 Douglas E. Warner 2007-08-28 14:58:39 UTC
The following was rebuilt this morning:

qgis : http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=134051

Comment 10 Denis Leroy 2007-08-28 15:00:51 UTC
k3d is being built right now, though it's taking forever.

Comment 11 Paul Wouters 2007-08-28 16:16:46 UTC
xoo has been rebuild

Comment 12 Richard W.M. Jones 2007-08-28 17:54:46 UTC
ocaml-expat done

Comment 13 Martin Bacovsky 2007-08-28 20:11:30 UTC
avahi has been rebuild

Comment 14 Jan Kratochvil 2007-08-28 20:17:06 UTC
gdb has been rebuilt (gdb-6.6-26.fc8).

Comment 15 Bojan Smojver 2007-08-28 21:18:46 UTC
libapreq2 being built: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=135573

Comment 16 Ondrej Vasik 2007-08-29 08:12:19 UTC
elinks has been rebuilt (elinks-0.11.3-5.fc8)

Comment 17 Andreas Thienemann 2007-08-29 17:57:46 UTC
ser has been rebuilt.

Comment 18 Eric Moret 2009-10-30 08:07:59 UTC
Could you please comment on bug 131990 and let me know if it may be related to this one?

Comment 19 Eric Moret 2009-10-30 08:10:27 UTC
Please read bug 531990 not 131990 as stated in comment 18.

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