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Bug 444290 - dev-libs/libxml2 version bump to 2.9.0
Summary: dev-libs/libxml2 version bump to 2.9.0
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux Gnome Desktop Team
Depends on: gnome3.6
Blocks: 444870
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Reported: 2012-11-22 11:43 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2012-12-27 08:54 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-11-22 11:43:12 UTC
Comment 1 Alexandre Rostovtsev (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-11-26 19:21:39 UTC
This has some API changes that break <evolution-data-server-3.6. See
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-11-26 19:50:34 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> This has some API changes that break <evolution-data-server-3.6. See

feel free to use package.mask
Comment 3 Alexandre Rostovtsev (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-11-27 05:44:20 UTC
libxml2-2.9.0 has been added to portage, masked for now due to API changes that break a evolution-data-server and gnome-online-accounts in <gnome-3.6.

>*libxml2-2.9.0 (27 Nov 2012)
>  27 Nov 2012; Alexandre Rostovtsev <>
>  +libxml2-2.9.0.ebuild, +files/libxml2-2.9.0-disable_static_modules.patch,
>  +files/libxml2-2.9.0-large-file-parse.patch,
>  +files/libxml2-2.9.0-nsclean.patch, +files/libxml2-2.9.0-rand_seed.patch,
>  +files/libxml2-2.9.0-streaming-validation.patch,
>  +files/libxml2-2.9.0-thread-alloc.patch,
>  +files/libxml2-2.9.0-thread-portability.patch:
>  Version bump featuring improved push parser and XPath evaluation (bug
>  #444290). Update to EAPI5, always install docs in a devhelp-compatible
>  location following current gnome team style guidelines, and run a more
>  complete test suite.