Fwd: Error parsing compressed file but reads uncompressed ok

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Nov 17 04:16:19 EST 2013

On 17 November 2013 04:38, Mike Alexander <mta at umich.edu> wrote:
> [snip]
> The patch to libxml2 to fix this is easy.  I'll submit it to the MacPorts
> maintainer for libxml2 who will presumably submit it upstream.

Is there a link for the bug?  If so I will also report a bug on Ubuntu libxml2.

> However, it
> will take a while for this to propagate to all the platforms that matter for
> GnuCash.  GnuCash is also quite capable of decompressing the file itself.  I
> suggest that we change it so that it never passes a compressed file to
> libxml2 and instead decompresses it itself.  This isn't a difficult change
> and unless you think it is a bad idea, I'll do it.

Would that be just on 2.5 or would it be backported to 2.4?


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