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FS#54482 - [libxml2] Please apply upstream fix for duplicating entities in webkit and dependent projects.

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Friday, 16 June 2017, 21:08 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Sunday, 09 July 2017, 21:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


The following libxml2 regression: causes issues in projects that use Webkit, e.g. see the following Sigil bug: in which editing an EPUB file can cause *any* HTML entities in the file to be doubled.

Please update libxml2 to 2.9.4+70+g3f0627a1 in order to get the fix.
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Sunday, 09 July 2017, 21:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 22:09 GMT
  • Field changed: Status (Assigned → Requires Testing)
Please test libxml2-2.9.4+91+g872fea94-1 in testing.
Comment by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 22:37 GMT
I have updated from [testing] and tested this in Sigil, and the entity doubling bug is now fixed.