SPUG: XML::LibXSLT install on OS X produces "Non-aligned pointer being freed"

Bill Campbell bill at celestial.com
Wed Nov 25 17:58:49 PST 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009, Michael R. Wolf wrote:
> I'm trying to install XML-LibXSLT on OS X.  My first attempts to install 
> died with a bad version from 'xslt-config --version'.  After doing a 
> 'port install libxslt', that version went from 1.1.12 to 1.1.26, thus 
> satisfying the need for 1.1.18.  At that point the 'make test' phase 
> ejects the errors I've listed in this message's subject.  The previous 
> 'make' phase succeeded, though it gave warnings about "file is not of 
> required architecture".  Running "file" on those files yields "Mach-O 
> dynamically linked shared library i386", appropriate for my machine, and 
> identical to all other files in that directory.
> Anyone with OS X have good results getting xsh (and all its  
> dependencies) to install?

I haven't tried that, but did have some problems when moving to
Snow Leopard from Leopard.  First off it requires a new xcode.
Then I ran into problems building python-2.4.6 as gcc was
throwing various errors which required patches to python.

I have built the OpenPKG version of libxslt-1.1.24 with all the
necessary dependencies, but don't have either macports or fink on
this machine.

If the system is running Snow Leopard and was updated from a
Leopard install, it's entirely possible that you would need to
rebuild libraries and packages that were built under Leopard.

Happy Thanksgiving folks.

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