RFR 8009581: Xpathexception does not honor initcause()
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Apr 24 18:17:47 UTC 2013
On 24/04/2013 14:53, Aleksej Efimov wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can I have a reviews for the following change:
> There is an erroneous behavior in 'initCause' method of
> javax.xml.xpath.XPathException class.
> Lets look at the following situation:
> XPathException is created with 'XPathException(String )' constructor
> and then the cause is initialized with 'initCause' method. Such
> initialization sequence of actions isn't restricted by XPathException
>  and Throwable  docs.
> After that a cause is retrieved by 'getCause()' method: this call
> returns incorrect cause = 'null'. It should return the same cause as
> was used in 'initCause'. And this is the erroneous behavior.
> Suggested fix (with regression test) is applicable both for JDK 8 and 7.
Exceptions are serializable so I think this may require further
investigation to see if a readObject/writeObject is required.
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