RFR [JDK8]: 7169894: JAXP Plugability Layer: using service loader

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Jun 22 09:39:54 UTC 2012

On 21/06/2012 22:53, Joe Wang wrote:
> :
> We're not considering this change for jdk7 or older, i.e. I haven't 
> thought about fixing 6975142.  For jdk8, it seems we have to live with 
> the way it is in (2), a seemly incompatible behavior in backward 
> compatible mode, although,  it is a very rare case (I regret to have 
> taught or sent standalone jar files to those customers :)  ).
No, this isn't for jdk7 or older.

I don't fully grok the issue in 6975142. That looks to me to be a case 
where the service provider implementation is including its own copy of 
the javax.xml.stream.* classes and this is the cause of the 


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