[icedtea-web] RFC: Patch to fix PR778

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Thu Oct 20 14:10:19 PDT 2011

On 10/20/2011 04:43 PM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> * Omair Majid<omajid at redhat.com>  [2011-10-20 14:24]:
>> 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:
>> http://bitguru.wordpress.com/2007/03/21/will-the-real-swing-single-threading-rule-please-stand-up/
> Interesting. I wasn't aware that constructor calls needed to happen in
> the EDT. Nice catch!
> Modified patch attached.

Thanks for updating the patch. I have a minor concern: the patch 
swallows InvocationTargetExceptions. I think it would be better to at 
least print it before proceeding.

Otherwise, the patch looks good to me.


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