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  1. Spring Web Services
  2. SWS-613

Jaxp13XPathTemplate uses thread-unsafe XPathFactory as field

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.5.9
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0 M2, 1.5.10
    • Component/s: XML
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      Description

      The XPathFactory provided by Sun in the JDK mentions it's not threadsafe, see: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/javax/xml/xpath/XPathFactory.html. Though it is not clear from documentation nor code which of the methods is not threadsafe. It can either be:
      a) The XPathFactory.newInstance(...) method: In which case Jaxp13XPathTemplate should clearly document that it should only be constructed once for an entire application to prvent concurrency bugs
      b) Any of the other instance methods: In which case Jaxp13XPathTemplate should not use XPathFactory as a field if it wants to be threadsafe.

      This means that at the moment the Jaxp13XPathTemplate deviates from other Spring templates, such as JdbcTemplate etc, as these are all threadsafe.

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        723d 10h 53m 1 Arjen Poutsma 04/May/12 7:03 AM

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          • Assignee:
            arjen.poutsma Arjen Poutsma
            Reporter:
            ajvanerp Jeroen van Erp
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