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From John Keeping <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] xml-security-c: Potential bug in canonicalization from an XPathNodeList
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2009 15:18:03 GMT
Scott Cantor wrote:
> Can you please file all of that in the bugzilla?

Filed as bug 47353 (as you've probably seen!)

> I'm very reluctant to make changes to that code because I don't understand
> it, and don't have any easy way to run any regressions using test vectors,
> but I'll take a look at it.
> One question, is this just Enveloped by itself, or is any actual use of
> XPath required (i.e. building with Xalan?)

We are building with Xalan, but in this case I don't think it's invoked
since XSEC_USE_XPATH_ENVELOPE is not defined, so
DSIGTransformEnvelope::appendTransformer is creating a TXFMEnvelope
rather than a TXFMXPath. Also, the node is found via a URI reference not
an XPath.


John Keeping
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Metanate Ltd, Station Court, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5NE, UK (Software consultancy) (Data synchronisation)

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