Updated: xerces-c 2.5.0-1

Abe Backus abraham@backus.com
Sat Feb 21 20:30:00 GMT 2004


I've updated the version of xerces-c to 2.5.0-1.  This also includes the
xerces-c-devel, xerces-c-doc, and libxerces-c25 packages.

This is an official update release.  The official release announcement text
follows:

The Xerces-C team is happy to announce that Xerces-C 2.5.0 is now
available. There are several major enhancements in this release:

- Fix duplicate attribute detection when namespaces are disabled
- Stricter use of static memory manager for static data only
- PSVI bug fixes and enhancements
- Re-pluggable Panic Handler
- Enhanced mutex creation to improve thread safety
- Intrinsic transcoding support for 390.
- Canonical Representation Support
- New sample SCMPrint
- New sample PSVIWriter
- New test XSerializerTest

More details about the changes in this release may be found at
http://xml.apache.org/xerces-c/releases.html, 


Also updated in this release (cygwin-specific) is the ability to use Windows
or Cygwin file system paths.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.  Once
you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Libs"
("Devel" for the xerces-c-devel package, "Doc" for the xerces-c-doc
package) and then click on the appropriate field until the above announced
version number appears if it is not displayed already.


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Thank you!
-Abe




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