[icedtea-web] RFC: Patch to fix PR778

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Thu Oct 20 11:24:43 PDT 2011

On 10/20/2011 01:50 PM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a patch to fix PR778 -
> "Jar download and server certificate verification deadlock":
> http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=778
> ChangeLog:
> 2011-10-20  Deepak Bhole<dbhole at redhat.com>
>      PR778: Jar download and server certificate verification deadlock
>      * netx/net/sourceforge/jnlp/GuiLaunchHandler.java (launchInitialized):
>      Moved as much code as possible out of the invokeLater block.
> Unfortunately, the reproducer from the site has gone off-line and I was unable
> to create one. I did however try this patch with the original reproducer and it
> worked fine.
> Even without a reproducer, it makes sense from a logical standpoint to have as
> little as possible in an invokeLater call.

Yes, it does make sense. I do have a concern though. JNLPSplashScreen 
extends JDialog, so I am not sure if doing the equivalent of "new 
JDialog()" on a non-EDT thread is safe. The docs aren't very clear on 
this, but here is a blog that discusses the issue:


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