Libxml-Ruby 0.3.8

After two month’s work, Libxml-Ruby 0.3.8 is now available from
Rubyforge. Libxml-Ruby provides a Ruby binding for the GNOME LibXML2
library, supporting high-speed, high-capability XML handling in Ruby.
This release includes both new features and bugfixes.


su -c 'gem install libxml-ruby'

or download from:
(and follow instructions in README)

Changes in this version include:

  • Implemented SAX parser callback handling
  • Defined XML::Node (hash) equality in terms of XML representation
  • Fixed XML::Node#content inoperable bug
  • Fixed memory leak in same
  • Added convenience methods to XML::Node and XML::Node::Set
  • Fixes to XML::Node::Set#to_a
  • Integrated contributed XML::Parser.register_error_handler patch
  • Fixed symbol defs and removed OSX -fno-common workaround
  • Numerous documentation updates and fixes

Thanks to everyone who contributed patches, gave suggestions, and
reported bugs - more of the same, please :slight_smile:

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