RFR: JAXP in JDK8/7u40 : 8022548 : SPECJVM2008 has errors introduced in 7u40-b34

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Aug 9 20:51:45 UTC 2013

On 08/08/2013 22:57, huizhe wang wrote:
> Hi,
> The root cause of this issue is that SPECJVM2008 uses a 3rd party 
> parser XOM 1.1 to convert the output to its canonical form. The XOM 
> parser directly references to the JDK parser implementation 
> "SAXParser" with a different configuration than the default JDK 
> parser, in this case, the DTD-only parser configuration 
> "DTDConfiguration".  In JAXP 1.5, we added XMLSecurityPropertyManager 
> that is instantiated in the default configuration 
> "XML11Configuration".  Since XMLSecurityPropertyManager is not 
> supported by DTDConfiguration, XOM no longer works.
I see this has been pushed but just so I understand, but can you expand 
on what you mean by "directly references JDK parser implementation"? I'm 
just wondering whether it's using the standard provider interfaces when 
on the class path or whether it's tied to an old Xerces interface?


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