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From "Peter B. West" <li...@pbw.id.au>
Subject Re: Questions about xml-security-1.4.2 and Java 1.6
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2008 02:15:31 GMT

Sean, you mention that JDK6 include 1.3.1 + bug fixes. Where can I get hold
of the source as included in 1.6?

Peter
 

sean.mullan wrote:
> 
> dan costelloe wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> 
>> I've recently been tinkering with xml-security-1.4.2 and the experience
>> so far
>> has left me with some questions. Perhaps someone on this list may be able
>> to
>> shed some light:
>> 
>> 1) (Sun) Java 1.6 seems to already contain an xml-security
>> implementation. Which
>> version of the implementation is this?
> 
> Yes, v 1.3.1 (plus a few important bug fixes).
> 
>> 2a) Is it possible to use the xml-security-1.4.2 classes in a java
>> application
>> so that the 1.4.2 classes take a higher preference than those in rt.jar?
>> If so,
>> can this be done without using the -Xbootclasspath argument to the JVM?
> 
> Yes, place xmlsec.jar in the endorsed standards directory [1]. You will 
> also need to put the Apache commons logging jar [2] there as well, since 
> the Apache code uses a different logging mechanism than the JDK.
> 
>> 2b) Can it be done without the removal of the xml-security classes from
>> rt.jar?
> 
> Yes, see above.
> 
> --Sean
> 
> 1: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/standards/index.html
> 2: http://commons.apache.org/logging/
> 
> 

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