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From Aki Yoshida <>
Subject Re: FileUtils.getStringFromFile issue when using XML
Date Tue, 03 May 2011 13:19:59 GMT
I realized this method has actually nothing to do with XML.
please ignore my comments on XML normalization.
regards, aki

2011/5/3 Aki Yoshida <>:
> Hi,
> you are right. The normalizeCRLF() method should not add an extra
> space at the begining. We can fix this particular issue.
> But there is one open question, as the exact purpose (use case) of
> this method is not clear to me. Why do we need this normalization
> method that just removes all the CRs and LFs and replace each
> space/tab character with a single space and this method is
> automatically called in FileUtils.getStringFromFile()?
> Does someone else wants to have other normalization options such as
> doing the standard xml white space "ignore" handling or the
> end-of-line handling (i.e., replacing each CRLF pair to a single LF)?
> Regards, aki
> 2011/5/2 Tom Eastmond <>:
>> I was using the FileUtils.getStringFromFile() method for some Camel
>> testing and was receiving a SAXParseException: The processing
>> instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is not allowed.].
>> It turns out that this was due to the was due to the
>> FileUtils.normalizeCRLF() method which replaces whitespace characters
>> (\s) with two spaces. This method appends leading spaces to the
>> contents (before the <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> in this
>> case) which chokes the XML parser. Would it be feasible to forgo the
>> leading spaces at the start of a file in order to avoid this issue?
>> I'd be happy to submit a test case/patch if this seems like a valid
>> bug/fix. Please let me know if I should use another forum for this
>> request.
>> Thanks for the excellent work,
>> Tom Eastmond

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