[rfc] [icedtea-web] applets are more error reporting to user

Pavel Tisnovsky ptisnovs at redhat.com
Mon Nov 26 04:35:09 PST 2012

Hi Jiri,

this change looks reasonable. I just feel you need to add volatile modifier to "boolean finished" variable.


----- Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com> wrote:
> This small patch (yah, fix itself have just one line) is adding visual experience to user if his applet fatally fails.
> You can see nice example in one of our testcases  - http://www.knuddels.de:8080/index.html?v=90aez&c=7
> I'm working on mechanism how to show much more errors by this way, but it will net native support on plugin side, so I'm waiting to Deepak with it.
> The included  testcase I'm using for manual tracking of various exceptions. Imho I would like to push it and so do not need to keep ii in mind that it is somewhere on local drive.
> Thanx for any comments !
> //to be honest hoping for direct approve :)
>     J.
> 2012-11-23  Jiri Vanek <jvanek at redhat.com>
> 	Better error reporting from applets
> 	* netx/net/sourceforge/jnlp/NetxPanel.java: (init) ErrorSplash is shown
> 	if fatal exception is cought
> 	* plugin/icedteanp/java/sun/applet/PluginAppletViewer.java: (replaceSpalsh)
> 	is rather removing all then just its previous version
> 	* tests/reproducers/simple/AppletTest/srcs/AppletErrorTest.java:
> 	* tests/reproducers/simple/AppletTest/resources/errorAppletAutoTests.html
> 	Testcase for manual testing of various exceptions from applet

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