[jdom-interest] Problem with Element.getChildren()

Jason Hunter jhunter at collab.net
Mon Aug 14 16:06:00 PDT 2000

You don't say which JDOM version you're using.  Make sure you're using
the latest CVS (or daily download) code before posting bug reports. 
Debugging old code is a waste.

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"Christophe D. Laprun" wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a problem with getChildren(String) on Element. I try to affect
> the result of getChildren to a List (called "children" :) and then
> process this List. However, it seems that isEmpty returns false on this
> list even if it is not supposed to be (there are elements corresponding
> to the String that I pass to getChildren in the document that I
> process). After looking at the state of the objects with a debugger, it
> seems that children has a size of 0 which is rather surprising. I looked
> at PartialList.java and using the debugger, I verifed that the backing
> list is not empty. I tried to override LinkedList.isEmpty on PartialList
> to return backingList.isEmpty but it didn't change anything. I am not
> familiar enough with the code to tell if it is a bug or if I am doing
> something wrong. Can somebody help me on this ? I really would
> appreciate it.
> Regards,
> Chris
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