[PATCH][IcedTea6] Fix Backport from S6657673

Elliott Baron ebaron at redhat.com
Mon Apr 22 09:01:11 PDT 2013

On 04/22/2013 11:59 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 04/22/2013 07:03 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>>> ----- 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.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Elliott
>>> Can you provide more details on:
>>> * The repository these changes came from and which changesets
>>   From the ChangeLog:
>>>    * patches/security/20130416/6657673-jaxp-backport-factoryfinder.patch:
>>>    Backported {parser,transform}.FactoryFinder fixes
>>>    from jdk7u-dev changesets: 4a61ac055189 & 38d4d23d167c.
> Yes, I've seen this.  Which repository?


>>> * What subset of the patches were used?
>> The first changeset 4a61ac055189: Adding the parameter useBSClassLoader
>> to getProviderClass and newInstance. Other portions of the patch that
>> updated the usage of these two methods to include useBSClassLoader were
>> also backported.
>> The second changeset 38d4d23d167c: Is a fixed backport of S6657673 for
>> these two FactoryFinder classes that actually sets useBSClassLoader.
> Ok can we at least have these as two separate patches?  I need to know
> what's going on if we're ever going to upstream this.

Alright, I will split them up.


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