RFR (JAXP) 8169450: StAX parse error if there is a newline in xml declaration

Daniel Fuchs daniel.fuchs at oracle.com
Tue Feb 14 11:16:37 UTC 2017

Looks good Joe.

I wonder about this though (which may be an issue for
another time):

102         [25] Eq         ::= S? '=' S?

Do we support space (new line?) before and after the '=' sign?

best regards,

-- daniel

On 14/02/17 02:27, huizhe wang wrote:
> A quick fix for the error parsing xml declaration. This is one of the
> three outstanding issues in the xml area that must be addressed for the
> coming development deadline.
> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8169450
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~joehw/jdk9/8169450/webrev/
> Checking whether a space follows "<?xml" was sufficient for DOM/SAX for
> which the base parser was originally created since the xml declaration
> was normalized during version detection. StAX, sharing the base parser
> after it was added to the JDK, however, does not use the same version
> detection/normalization process and would incorrectly parse the
> declaration if there are other whitespaces.
> Thanks,
> Joe

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