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Java SE 8 Update 231 Transformer Class Inserts ASCII Carriage Return ( &#13) in All Lines of XML Signed Document (Doc ID 2631977.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After updating to Java SE 8 Update 231, an XML signed document contains the ASCII symbol for carriage return ( &#13 ) in all lines when the DOM is serialized to a byte array using the Transformer class.

Example code:



Changes

 Updating to Java SE 8 Update 231 results in the issue.  Serialized transforms with Java SE 8 Update 221 and previous updates do not add the ASCII carriage return symbol to the XML output.

Cause

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