Serious bug in XML parser still open after 4 years?
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Nov 27 15:16:23 UTC 2012
On 27/11/2012 15:06, Christian d'Heureuse wrote:
> In 2008, I have isolated and documented a serious bug in SAXParser. The
> bug can be easily reproduced on multiple platforms and leads to data
> corruption, e.g. when importing a database dump from an XML file.
> This bug seems to be fixed in newer Xerces versions, but JDK 7 still
> includes Xerces 2.7.1., which dates from 2005.
> I looked through the descriptions of the OpenJDK mailing lists at
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo, but could not find a
> mailing list for XML problems. What can be done to get this bug fixed?
There isn't a mailing list for JAXP here so I suggest to bring your
patch for discussion to core-libs-dev as that is where reviews for this
code have been discussed recently.
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