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Bug #26614 linebreaks in CDATA sections ignored in line count
Submitted: 2003-12-13 09:11 UTC Modified: 2005-02-13 22:54 UTC
Avg. Score:3.7 ± 0.9
Reproduced:3 of 3 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (33.3%)
Same OS:1 (33.3%)
From: Assigned: sterling
Status: Not a bug Package: XML related
PHP Version: 5CVS-2004-03-15 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2003-12-13 09:11 UTC]
xml_get_current_line_number() results differ between PHP 4 (expat) and PHP 5 (libxml2) as libxml2 seems to skip over CDATA sections when counting source lines

Reproduce code:
$xml ='<?xml version="1.0"?>

function startElement($parser, $name, $attrs) {
    echo "<$name> at line ".xml_get_current_line_number($parser)."\n";
function endElement($parser, $name) {
    echo "</$name> at line ".xml_get_current_line_number($parser)."\n";

$xml_parser = xml_parser_create();
xml_set_element_handler($xml_parser, "startElement", "endElement");
xml_parse($xml_parser, file_get_contents("test.xml", true));

Expected result:
<DATA> at line 2
</DATA> at line 9

Actual result:
<DATA> at line 2
</DATA> at line 4


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 [2003-12-13 11:04 UTC]
regression test added: ext/xml/test/bug26614.phpt
 [2004-03-29 00:46 UTC]
further investigation shows that not only the line number count 
is broken with CDATA but also column number and byte position
produced with libxml2 are in no way consistent with expat results

-> regression test updated
 [2004-03-31 12:19 UTC]
line numbering is fixed with libxml cvs. will be released in 2.6.9. column and byte position still an issue
 [2005-02-13 22:54 UTC]
libxml bugs belong elsewhere..

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