[xmlsec] Question about signature verification - message to STDERR seems to indicate failre, but it returns success?

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Fri May 18 17:08:33 PDT 2007

Could you please run 'make check' in the top level xmlsec folder?
I want to make sure that all the tests pass.


James Olsen wrote:
> Hello Aleksey,
> AS> Check if your document has Manifest elements. The digest failure on
> AS> the Manifest element does not invalidate the signature
> AS> http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/#sec-o-Manifest
> Thank you for the tip; I'm currently using the documents provided
> in the examples folder within the xmlsec tarball.
> Here is the command line I'm using (all files from the tarball):
>   ./sign3 sign3-doc.xml rsakey.pem rsacert.pem > sign3-res.xml
> I compiled the same tarball on a linux box, and I was able to properly
> sign the same xml file using the same files. The issue would seem to
> be either the architecture (different endian, 64-bit vs. 32-bit) or a
> supporting library, such as openssl. However, I admit I'm very
> inexperienced at C/C++, especially on the unix platform so I am only
> guessing at what the problem(s) might be.
> Thank you for your time. I will post again if I discover anything
> else.

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