[Freewx-maint] Bug#560917: [pkg-fgfs-crew] Bug#560937: Bug#560932: Bug#560912: Expat issues update

Ove Kaaven ovek at arcticnet.no
Mon Dec 14 11:17:17 UTC 2009

Mike Hommey skrev:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 05:21:26PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> On 13.12.2009 16:29, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> In order to guarantee that the system expat is used, the
>>> '--with-expat=sys' configure argument must be used.  If you think
>>> your package is already using the system expat, or if you are updating
>>> your package to use the system expat, please check to make sure that
>>> this option is being used. Thanks.
>> there's no such option for python, which uses a modified copy of expat.
> Likewise with mozilla, which uses a heavily modified copy of expat.

And I think the xml parser in simgear was ripped from some version of
mozilla. (Of course, I wouldn't consider a security flaw in a flight
simulator library as critical as one in an actual web browser or
anything, so I'm not sure how much I need to worry...)

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