Bug 14751 - XmlSchema error: Character content not allowed in an empty model.
Summary: XmlSchema error: Character content not allowed in an empty model.
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System.XML ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: marcos.henrich
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-09-14 06:56 UTC by Ian Battersby
Modified: 2014-08-27 09:17 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Reproducible Example (11.66 KB, application/zip)
2013-09-14 06:56 UTC, Ian Battersby

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Description Ian Battersby 2013-09-14 06:56:57 UTC
Created attachment 4881 [details]
Reproducible Example

Verified against 3.2.0 (although we can't get it to work properly off master either).

NB: Reproducible example attached.

Two issues here:

(1) The output of the transform is not the same as .NET

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<People xmlns="http://tapmantwo.net/foo">
  <Person name="123" />

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<People xmlns="http://tapmantwo.net/foo">
  <Person name="123">

(2) The schema validation fails (but passes on .NET)

NB: Seems cause is checks for 'null' whereas this is empty (apart from whiteapce + CR); ironically if (1) didn't happen it might be null, but either way this isn't as per .NET

Passes schema validation without exception.

Unhandled Exception:
System.Xml.XmlException: System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaValidationException: XmlSchema error: Not allowed character content was found. XML  Line 3, Position 22.
System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaValidationException: XmlSchema error: Character content not allowed in an empty model. XML  Line 4, Position 5.

Very grateful if someone could look at this.
Comment 1 Ian Battersby 2013-10-11 04:53:33 UTC
This is still a massive problem for us, is anyone else seeing it?
Comment 2 marcos.henrich 2014-08-27 08:56:00 UTC
Hi Ian,

Thank you for the detailed bug report.

The pull request for this issue can be found in the link below.
Comment 3 marcos.henrich 2014-08-27 09:17:04 UTC
Fixed in master 48661028204bd1a123e8f4ed18d989585365ad15.