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From "Samuel Mumm (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (METAMODEL-1086) Encoding not used with InputStreams in CsvDataContext
Date Fri, 20 May 2016 13:31:13 GMT
Samuel Mumm created METAMODEL-1086:
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             Summary: Encoding not used with InputStreams in CsvDataContext
                 Key: METAMODEL-1086
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/METAMODEL-1086
             Project: Apache MetaModel
          Issue Type: Bug
    Affects Versions: 4.5.2
            Reporter: Samuel Mumm


When using the Constructor with InputStreams you can get into trouble with encoding if the
default encoding of your platform is different than the one used in the InputStream even though
you specify an encoding in the CvsConfiguration.
{code}
CsvDataContext csvDataContext = new CsvDataContext(someInputstream, 
    new CsvConfiguration(1, "utf-8", ';', '"', '\\'));
{code}

The offending code is in the static method createFileFromInputStream():
{code}
private static File createFileFromInputStream(InputStream inputStream, String encoding) {
        ....
        final BufferedWriter writer = 
              FileHelper.getBufferedWriter(file, encoding);
        final BufferedReader reader = 
             new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(inputStream));
        ....
{code}

The InputStreamReader is instantiated without a charset. In this case the Platforms default
charset is used (e.g. "windows-1252"). The BufferedWriter on the other hand is instantiated
with the specified charset. This effectively causes a re-encoding if the file is in a different
encoding (e.g. "utf-8") than the platforms default encoding when the content of the stream
is written to the temp directory. 

Instead the code should be similar to this: 

{code}
private static File createFileFromInputStream(InputStream inputStream, String encoding) {
        ....
        final BufferedWriter writer = 
           FileHelper.getBufferedWriter(file, encoding);
        final BufferedReader reader = 
           new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(inputStream, encoding));
        ....
{code}



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