XML Torture Test: Parsers Fail

Richard Goerwitz richard at goon.stg.brown.edu
Tue Apr 6 23:01:08 BST 1999

andyclar at us.ibm.com wrote:

> I tried recreating the failures of Elliote's torture test using
> XML4J 2.0.4 and was not able to produce a failure.

Although it's not true in your case, many failures may have nothing to
do with the parsers per se, but rather with system resources.  Validating
ERH's files may require opening enough file descriptors that either the
process hits its own limit - or the system-wide maximum gets reached.


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