CR 7148271 REGESSION with PNG Image loading

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Mar 13 20:09:40 UTC 2012

On 13/03/2012 19:03, Xueming Shen wrote:
> While this indeed is a "regression", the question is do we really want 
> this
> behavior (allow those corrupt zip/png files without throwing 
> exception) to
> be the default behavior? A possible approach is to by default the
> rejects such files (by throwing a zip 
> exception,
> as the current JDK7 does) and to tolerate such files only with some -D 
> flag,
> for example This 
> definitely will
> be inconvenient for those who like the PNGImageReader to just work as 
> it did
> in previous releases, but appears to be a more reasonable for me.
> Opinion?
This is tough one, do you have any sense for how common this issue is? 
What are the downsides or risks to ignoring invalid distance values?


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