[PATCH][IcedTea6] Fix Backport from S6657673
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Mon Apr 22 04:03:37 PDT 2013
----- Original Message -----
> 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.
Can you provide more details on:
* The repository these changes came from and which changesets
* What subset of the patches were used?
At the very least, each backport should be in a patch corresponding to the
changeset it came from, not munged together.
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