[PATCH][IcedTea6] Fix Backport from S6657673

Elliott Baron ebaron at redhat.com
Fri Apr 19 13:32:43 PDT 2013

Hi Andrew,

On 04/19/2013 02:59 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Hi,
>> This patch improves our backport of the Java 7 S6657673 security fix.
>> This fixes a problem where
>> javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance would fail due to
>> package access restrictions on Xerces.
>> Okay to push?
> No.  If you're backporting patches, as has been said before, they should
> be in the openjdk directory named with the bug ID so they can be traced.
> This is hard for me to read now, never mind for long term maintenance.
>> Thanks,
>> Elliott

There were actually a couple of patches I backported, and they were just 
partial backports. I didn't think it was suitable to classify it as a 
proper OpenJDK patch. The commit policy says only direct backports 
should be placed in the openjdk subdirectory.


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