RFR: JDK-8056934: ZipInputStream does not correctly handle local header data descriptors with the optional signature missing

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Sep 11 07:34:35 UTC 2014

On 11/09/2014 01:21, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>     For the comment in ZipInputStream then it might be better to move
>     that to readEnd. My preference would be to not include the part
>     starting "As of 2014-08, phyton ..." as that might not interesting
>     in years to come.
> I moved the comment into readEnd's javadoc.  I think laying out the 
> compatibility landscape is sufficiently useful that the comment about 
> python's implementation should stay, especially given that python has 
> no plans to "fix" theirs.
Having the first 3 paragraphs in readEnd should be good (thanks), I 
would think that the notes on python and the link to its issue tracker 
might be better put into the JIRA issue for anyone that wants to dig 
into more of the history.


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