Bug#364578: libgtk2.0-0: file selector crashes if linked to libxml

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Mon Apr 24 20:39:50 UTC 2006

reassign 364578 libxml2
severity 364578 wishlist
retitle 364578 Please use versionned symbols to permit linkage against multiple libxml versions


On Mon, Apr 24, 2006, A Mennucc wrote:
> What is happening here is that there is some code, linked to gtk2.0 
> and libxml1, that crashes; and this is unpredictable, since 
> gtk2.0 is not linked to libxml2. So this is a bug.

 Yeah, that's what I understood from your backtrace.  I just learned how
 to check and checked and libxml2 has no symbol versionning, meaning
 it's not obvious for the linker to link to the correct function.

 I was told you simply should not use libxml1 with gtk+2.0, and actually
 you shouldn't use libxml1 at all, but I'm reassigning your bug as a
 wishlist against libxml2 to use versionned symbols.

Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>
"You can gtk_main_run, but you can't gtk_widget_hide." --danw, 19-jul-04

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