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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8029437

StAX parser throws NullPointerException when parsing XML 1.1 file

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: tbd
    • Component/s: xml

      Description

      Given a file such as the following:
      <?xml version="1.1" encoding ="utf-8"?>
      <foo attr1="bar" xmlns="foo.com" xmlns:pre="somefix"/>

      Calling XMLStreamReader.next() would result in the following exception:

      java.lang.NullPointerException

      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl.scanStartElement(XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl.java:354)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl$NS11ContentDriver.scanRootElementHook(XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl.java:892)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDriver.next(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:3182)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$PrologDriver.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:925)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:651)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl.next(XML11NSDocumentScannerImpl.java:855)
      at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLStreamReaderImpl.next(XMLStreamReaderImpl.java:577)

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            • Assignee:
              joehw Joe Wang
              Reporter:
              joehw Joe Wang
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