[csw-pkgsubmissions] newpkgs py_lxml

Sebastian Kayser skayser at opencsw.org
Fri Feb 26 22:51:50 CET 2010

Philip Brown wrote on 26.02.2010 22:36:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Sebastian Kayser <skayser at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> * py_lxml: new package
>>  + py_lxml-2.2.4,REV=2010.02.26-SunOS5.8-i386-CSW.pkg.gz
>>  + py_lxml-2.2.4,REV=2010.02.26-SunOS5.8-sparc-CSW.pkg.gz
>> lxml is a Pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries.
> thanks.. erm.. i'm confused though. we already have
> py_libxml2-2.7.6,REV=2009.12.17-SunOS5.8-sparc-CSW.pkg.gz

The ones that we already have are the native bindings which ship with
libxml2. lxml aims to be easier to deal with. Announcement (from back in
2005) and their website:


I already use lxml for the IRC bot which is sitting on #opencsw and as I
am no programmer (not to speak of XML), it is easy to deal with ;)


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