[hibernate-dev] Removing dom4j?
coladict at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 05:52:13 EST 2018
I think transitioning to automatic bindings via JAXB will result in error
messages on wrong configurations becoming far too vague to be useful to the
That's just an opinion, though.
I tried building from a clean master branch at home on Windows 10 before
moving the changes, but the multiline tests fail. Time to re-open HHH-8397.
On 17 February 2018 at 17:14, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> Would we be interested? Heck yeah. We have just not put in the effort
> because it is used for such a small subset of features *and* we plan to not
> use DOM/SAX directly moving forward (we are transitioning to JAXB).
> All that said though, I am surprised you ran into so few problems. Envers
> e.g. makes extensive use of DOM4J.
> On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 4:29 PM Jordan Gigov <coladict at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The woodstox dependency is incompatible with the rest of the XML API due
>> a bug in the JDK that is otherwise hidden in all cases in the default
>> Specifically it's implementation of EndElement brings that bug to the
>> forefront, when
>> tries to typecast a Namespace to String.
>> In the default implementation, that Namespace iterator is always empty, so
>> it never reaches that line.
>> Though that does make me wonder why the Document after being read is
>> scanned again as a DOMSource and then converted back to a Document object.
>> Might be a better way to pass it on altogether. Makes me wish I had
>> the deprecation note on org.hibernate.boot.MetadataSources.addDocument(
>> On 16 February 2018 at 23:33, Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org>
>> > Hi Jordan,
>> > I think it would be great to remove it. Especially recently we've
>> > started exploring what it would take to convert all jars into proper
>> > Jigsaw modules, and a requirement is that all dependencies need to be
>> > converted as well; this is obviously more problematic for such old
>> > libraries so it would be best to remove it or find a good replacement.
>> > I'd suggest to work on the master branch though, we wouldn't want to
>> > apply this on the 5.2 branch which is now in maintenance mode.
>> > What do you mean with "shiv-libraries" ?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Sanne
>> > On 16 February 2018 at 21:11, Jordan Gigov <coladict at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > So, the library has not seen a bugfix in over 10 years, and it lists
>> > > wrong version for it's xml-apis dependency.
>> > > There are some notes in comments about eventually removing it, and I
>> > > thought I'd give it a try on the 5.2 branch.
>> > > I had to remove two shiv-libraries you had added to work around
>> > > you probably encountered prior to JDK6.
>> > >
>> > > I've narrowed it down to 11 failing tests (5 distinct exceptions) when
>> > > using the default XML APIs provided with JDK8.
>> > >
>> > > Is there any interest in this?
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