[sldev] Let xmlrpc-epi use already installedversion of expat.

Guido guidoj at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Feb 19 09:36:16 PST 2007

The proposed method on the wiki changes the sources (while it will build 
without these changes) and the generated Makefiles (they are not present in 
the tarball). IMHO that is a bad patch.

My patch only changes the input files (Makefile.am and configure.in), so that 
the configure scipt properly checks for the presence of expat and the 
Makefiles will be generated correctly. It is still possible to build the 
samples and test code too.

- Guido

On Monday 19 February 2007 17:16, Phoenix hit keys in the following order:
> Patching xmlrpc is already covered on the SL wiki as part of the
> build instructions.
> http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Patch_xmlrpc-epi
> http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Get_source_and_compile
> On Feb 19, 2007, at 7:46 AM, Guido wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The attached patch is for those that experience crashes of the SL
> > viewer when
> > logging in at the point where the viewer connects to a region. The
> > viewer
> > crashes (seg faults) inside the local copy expat that comes with
> > xmlrpc-epi.
> > This local copy of expat is several years old and apparently buggy.
> > The patch
> > lets xmlrpc-epi use the already installed version of expat (the SL
> > viewer
> > itself uses expat too!), which fixes the seg faults.
> >
> > - Guido
> > <xmlrpc-epi-0.51-expat.patch>

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