libxml2 breakage after upgrade to libxml2-2.7.8

Andrey Ponomarenko aponomarenko at
Sat Nov 27 14:08:50 UTC 2010

> Hi,
> After today's upgrade to libxml2-2.7.8, a lot of programs linking against
> libxml2 fail to start, as the new libxml2 dows not contain the LIBXML2_*
> symbols anymore (libxml2-2.7.7 did).

There is a broken version script in libxml2-2.7.8. It was already fixed 
in Git [1] from 2010-11-04. The detailed breakage report is here [2].

[1] libxml2 git 

Andrey Ponomarenko
Department for Operating Systems at ISPRAS
  mail:aponomarenko at

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