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From "Rick McGuire (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Closed: (GERONIMO-3594) Numerous problems in javamail SearchTerm impl.
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2007 18:05:50 GMT


Rick McGuire closed GERONIMO-3594.

    Resolution: Fixed

Committed revision 593593.

> Numerous problems in javamail SearchTerm impl.
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: GERONIMO-3594
>                 URL:
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: mail
>            Reporter: Rick McGuire
>            Assignee: Rick McGuire
> There are a number of problems in the javamail SearchTerm classes.  The fall into several
general categories:
> 1)  Some search terms rely on method calls in the Message class that can return a null
result.  This leads to null pointer exceptions when performing client-side match operations.

> 2)  A number of classes don't override the equals() method and ensure that the other
object is of the correct type.
> 3)  Some equals method implementations don't include all data items in the compare, which
can lead to false positives.
> 4)  The hashCode methods don't always include all data items in the hash.  In at least
one case, an item is included that will create an invalid hash that will violate the hashCode()/equals()
general contract. 

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