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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why wrong tracker? (was Re: [jira] Commented: (COMDEV-4) External entity in XML causing null pointer exception during DocumentBuilder.parse)
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2009 23:59:06 GMT
COM \approx DOM?

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Ross Gardler <ross.gardler@googlemail.com>wrote:

> I wonder why we are getting so many of these. I've only ever seen one
> or two incorrectly classified issues on projects. Is there something
> about the name of our tracker that makes people think it's the right
> place?
>
> Ross
>
> 2009/12/3 Bertrand Delacretaz (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>:
> >
> >    [
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMDEV-4?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=12785249#action_12785249]
> >
> > Bertrand Delacretaz commented on COMDEV-4:
> > ------------------------------------------
> >
> > Doesn't look like a Community Development issue...
> >
> >> External entity in XML causing null pointer exception during
> DocumentBuilder.parse
> >>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >>                 Key: COMDEV-4
> >>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMDEV-4
> >>             Project:           Community Development
> >>          Issue Type: Question
> >>            Reporter: sri kumar
> >>
> >> I was trying to parse a XML Document using DOM Parser.
> >> I got null pointer exception while executing doc =
> builder.parse(xmlDataFile);
> >> There were few entities in the XML data file. On removing a particular
> entity, i was able to parse the file successfully
> >> The entity was some thing like this
> >> <!ENTITY SAMPLE.TIF SYSTEM "SAMPLE.TIF" NDATA TIF>
> >> What could be the reason?
> >> EDIT:
> >> Here is the code:
> >>         DocumentBuilderFactory aFactory =
> DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
> >>         aFactory.setValidating(false);
> >>         aFactory.setFeature("http://xml.org/sax/features/namespaces",
> false);
> >>         aFactory.setFeature("
> http://apache.org/xml/features/validation/schema", false);
> >>         aFactory.setIgnoringComments(true);
> >>         builder = aFactory.newDocumentBuilder();
> >>         doc = builder.parse(xmlDataFile);
> >> This is the trace:
> >>  at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.dom.DeferredDocumentImpl.setChunkIndex(DeferredDocumentImpl.java:1944)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.dom.DeferredDocumentImpl.appendChild(DeferredDocumentImpl.java:644)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.AbstractDOMParser.characters(AbstractDOMParser.java:1191)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.characters(XMLDTDValidator.java:862)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:463)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:807)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:737)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:107)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.DOMParser.parse(DOMParser.java:225)
> >>     at
> com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.jaxp.DocumentBuilderImpl.parse(DocumentBuilderImpl.java:283)
> >>     at javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder.parse(DocumentBuilder.java:180)
> >>     at XMLParser.Parse(XMLParser.java:89)
> >>     at Main.main(Main.java:116)
> >> 89 line number points to -> doc = builder.parse(xmlDataFile);
> >
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>
>
>
> --
> Ross Gardler
>
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Ted Dunning, CTO
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