[sldev] xmlrpc-epi and expat crash

David Fries david at fries.net
Fri Feb 2 16:29:30 PST 2007

What instructions?


Anything else I should know about?

On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 09:00:40AM -0800, Phoenix wrote:
> Our instructions on the wiki include steps to remove xmlrpc-epi's  
> copy of expat. Are these insufficient or unclear?
> https://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Compiling_the_viewer_%28MS_Windows% 
> 29#XMLRPC-epi
> On 2007 Feb 1, at 23:27, David Fries wrote:
> >What do you get when some code is compiled against one set of headers
> >and other code (in the same program) is compiled against a different
> >set?  Problems, just see my earlier post on 'OpenJPEG MAX_PATH issue'
> >don't look for a thread, there were no replies on the list.
> >
> >I'm guessing that second life just started using some XML that it
> >wasn't using earlier.  Maybe something to do with capabilities and
> >xmlrpc that wasn't used earlier?  Here's the problem.
> >
> >xmlrpc-epi-0.51 includes expat, but it is an old version.  When I say
> >includes it, I mean there is a copy in the source directory, and that
> >verson is compiled into the xmlrpc-epi library.  Old enough that it
> >doesn't even use expat.h which the current expat version does.  There
> >are multipe references to expat.h in the second life source code
> >indicating that second life is expected to compile against the new
> >version of expat.
> >
> >My solution was to remove expat from xmlrpc-epi and fixup the source
> >files to reference the new header file name for expat.  Another Unix
> >developer I was talking to was having the same issue and doing what I
> >did worked for him as well.  I would expect other problem to have this
> >problem as well.
> >
> >-- 
> >David Fries <david at fries.net>
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David Fries <david at fries.net>
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