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From "Jeremias Maerki (Updated) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (ODFTOOLKIT-312) PATCH: Better exception handling for OdfPackage (swallows IOExceptions on save())
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:19:28 GMT


Jeremias Maerki updated ODFTOOLKIT-312:

    Attachment: OdfPackageExceptionHandling.diff
> PATCH: Better exception handling for OdfPackage (swallows IOExceptions on save())
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: ODFTOOLKIT-312
>                 URL:
>             Project: ODF Toolkit
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: odfdom
>            Reporter: Jeremias Maerki
>            Assignee: Devin Han
>              Labels: patch
>         Attachments: OdfPackageExceptionHandling.diff
> Related thread:
> Executive summary: OdfPackage does too much exception catching causing real problems
not being detected by client programs (because the exceptions are only logged). Similar patterns
were observed when reading an ODF package. The attached patch tries to introduce a better
exception handling throughout the OdfPackage class. Instead of throwing Exception, methods
now throw IOException and SAXException. The existing load-side fault tolerance is preserved
but the client can now abort processing if a potentially bad ODF file is read because exceptions
thrown in the ErrorHandlers are no longer swallowed.
> I hope you find the proposed changes useful. They are backed by unit tests. 

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