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

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Sep 11 18:13:43 UTC 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:34 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>

>  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.

As you wish!

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