[xmlsec] Error when compiling xmlsec example

Alfredo Esteban aedelatorre at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 18:47:33 PST 2014

Ok, I got the solution for the first error here (my machine is x86_64):


I defined XMLSEC_NO_SIZE_T and it worked fine. Is it a bug in library
compilation on Debian Wheezy?

I still haven't found a solution for problem with gnutls when loading
pem private key.


2014-02-08 3:15 GMT+01:00 Alfredo Esteban <aedelatorre at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Thanks for libxmlsec library.
> I'm trying to use sign1.c example from Debian Wheezy ligxmlsec1 package.
> 1.- I copy sign1.c from examples /usr/share/doc/libxmlsec1-dev/examples/
> 2.- I define crypto library at the beginning of sign1.c: #define
> 3.- I compile with: gcc -I/usr/include/libxml2 -I/usr/include/xmlsec1
> -o sign1 -lxmlsec1 -lxmlsec1-openssl -lxml2 -lssl sign1.c
> 4.- I copy sign1-tmpl.xml template from /usr/share/doc/libxmlsec1-dev/examples/
> 5.- I generate a private key with openssl (no pass phrase)
> 6.- I run sign1
> I get this error:
>> ./sign1 sign1-tmpl.xml newkey.pem
> func=xmlSecDSigCtxProcessSignatureNode:file=xmldsig.c:line=463:obj=unknown:subj=dsigCtx->signValueNode
> == NULL:error=100:assertion:
> func=xmlSecDSigCtxSign:file=xmldsig.c:line=303:obj=unknown:subj=xmlSecDSigCtxSigantureProcessNode:error=1:xmlsec
> library function failed:
> Error: signature failed
> However, xmlsec1 works fine from command line (xmlsec1 --sign
> --privkey-pem newkey.pem  --output signed.xml sign1-tmpl.xml)
> I tried with gnutls crypto library but this is not able to load a
> certificate generated by openssl:
>> ./sign1 sign1-tmpl.xml newkey.pem
> func=xmlSecGCryptAppKeyLoadMemory:file=app.c:line=232:obj=unknown:subj=xmlSecGCryptAppKeyLoadMemory:error=9:feature
> is not implemented:
> func=xmlSecGCryptAppKeyLoad:file=app.c:line=176:obj=unknown:subj=xmlSecGCryptAppKeyLoadMemory:error=1:xmlsec
> library function
> failed:filename=../simple_client/CA/demoCA/private/cakey.pem
> Error: failed to load private pem key from "newkey.pem"
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> Aestu

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