[libxml-devel] Ruby libxslt not working with exslt() extensions

Charlie Savage cfis at savagexi.com
Fri Nov 14 18:09:43 EST 2008

Hi Fabrice,

> I installed the Windows binaries for “libxslt-ruby-0.8.2-x86-mswin32-60” 
> gem and it is working fine (able to apply an XSLT to a XML doc).
> However I tried to transform a xml docbook file using Docbook xslt. The 
> transformation fails because of a reference to a exslt() function:
>> > result = stylesheet.apply(xml_doc)
> xmlXPathCompOpEval: function node-set not found
> Unregistered function

Right, if I remember correctly , the current version of libxslt doesn't 
link to the exslt library.  Wouldn't be that hard to fix actually (some 
of the code is already there).  Want to put together a patch?  Note it 
means deploying an extra dll on windows, but i can live with that.


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