[XML-SIG] 4suite and pyxml, bug report
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 21:35:12 -0700
Hmm. Looks as if there has been a lot of confusion over this. It's very=
> I received a bug report about the 4suite debian package.
> I recently release python-xml 0.7 without xslt and xpath in order
> to avoid conflicts with current 4suite (0.11.1).
> However, there seem to be incompatibility problems.
> The current version of python2.1-xml does not allow a namespace
> of ''; instead, None must be used. XSLT at least hasn't been
> updated and therefore doesn't work at all. Eg, from the examples
> directory, running the command given at the top of the README:
Remember that we changed PyXML 0.7 to use None rather than '' for null =
namespace. Earlier code used '', including prior releases of 4Suite, =
naturally. So it's not a bug in either problem.
The solution is unfortunately to wait for the 4Suite 0.12.0 release, whic=
uses None rather than '', following the new convention, before updating =
Debian's PyXML package.
We have been promising a release for a month now. We still expect it any=
now (down to 2 blocking issues).
Uche Ogbuji Principal Consultant
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