[jira] [Commented] (COMPRESS-223) NPE from TarBuffer.tryToConsumeSecondEOFRecord

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[jira] [Commented] (COMPRESS-223) NPE from TarBuffer.tryToConsumeSecondEOFRecord

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Sebb commented on COMPRESS-223:

The problem seems to be caused by TarBuffer.readRecord() which can return null if at EOF.
This is not documented...

> NPE from TarBuffer.tryToConsumeSecondEOFRecord
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: COMPRESS-223
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-223
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Archivers
>    Affects Versions: 1.5
>            Reporter: Jeremy Gustie
>         Attachments: TarArchiveInputStream.java.patch, TarBuffer.java.patch
> I get an NPE using {{Lister}} on the decompressed
> [Xerces-J-bin.2.5.0.tar.gz|http://archive.apache.org/dist/xml/xerces-j/Xerces-J-bin.2.5.0.tar.gz] archive.
> Wrapping the {{for}} loop in {{TarBuffer.isEOFRecord}} with a {{null}} check would fix the issue; it would also clean up the {{TarArchiveInputStream.getRecord}} implementation a little.

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