[jdom-interest] JDOM & security

julian.enticknap at aethos.co.uk julian.enticknap at aethos.co.uk
Wed Aug 2 03:21:07 PDT 2000


If you call clone() on a element it will set the parent reference to 
null. So you could do;

Element root = doc.getRootElement();

Element child = root.getChild("config");
if (child != null ) {
} else {
	// Get upset and stuff.....

Hope it helps.


> Hi,

> I'm currently using XML to configure components of my application.
> Each component should get access to the information it needs, but not 
to the whole xml-
> file.

> Because of element.getParent() every part of the programm, that can 
access one node of
> the document, can access (and modify) the whole document.

> I don't know if I'm the only one having this problem, but I guess this 
is a general one.

> Is it possible to but something like :

> SecurityManager security = System.getSecurityManager();
> if (security != null) {
>   JDOMAccessParentPermission perm = new JDOMAccessParentPermission();
>   security.checkPermission(perm);
> }

> in this method ?

> Niklas
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