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

Joe Wang huizhe.wang at oracle.com
Fri Jun 22 17:24:35 UTC 2012

On 6/22/2012 2:39 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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 
> ClassCastException.

Yes, it's GF packaged woodstox that included its own API packages.


> -Alan.

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