[wpkg-users] WPKG-gp on 64-bit? Also, WPKG Client issues on Win7 and a wpkg.js bug

Rainer Meier r.meier at wpkg.org
Tue Apr 6 08:27:06 CEST 2010


On 06.04.2010 01:07, Brent A Nelson wrote:
> PPS While I'm at it, I'll mention that wpkg.js 1.1.2 can not reliably
> process dozens of individual XML files, at least in the case of packages
> definitions.  We had to use the little merge script that was posted (on
> the wiki?); otherwise, WPKG would simply not see several packages (and
> as you add more packages, the ones that are invisible change).  I
> believe it did claim to read all the xml files.  There's a bug in there
> somewhere. Merged together into a packages.xml, though, wpkg has been
> great.

Could you try the latest (unreleased) stable version (1.1.3-RC3)?
It's available here:

In fact I think the code to read XML files has not been altered since a very
long time and you seem to be the first one having troubles with it.

Does this happen on all nodes or just on a few?

Could it be network related?

Can you post or send me a full debug log of WPKG? Any exceptions printed?
If there are exceptions we might catch them and retry reading the file if an
error occurs.

Probably it's about the format or encoding of the XML file(s). If you're able to
identify a specific file where it happens you could send it to the list for
Without any reproducible use-case it's difficult to identify any problem.


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