JavaFX Crashing JVM on OS X 7u7 and 7u6

Scott Kovatch scott.kovatch at
Sat Sep 8 08:55:25 PDT 2012

This is <>, which was recently fixed.

Since you're on a MBPro, you're probably using the trackpad, right? A short-term workaround, if this is blocking you, might be to use a mouse.

-- Scott K.

Scott Kovatch
Pleasanton, CA

On Sep 8, 2012, at 7:26 AM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:

> I used to be able to run JavaFX in the pre 7u6 development builds.  Now when I run the same application the JVM crashes while I am mousing over an open file dialog.
> This happens both in the JavaFX 2.2.0 bundled in 7u6 and the 2.2.1-ea-b02 build that shipped in 7u7.
> I'm running on OS X 10.8.1 on a mid 2010 MacBook Pro.  I have installed Apple's recent 2012-005 Java update as well, but I don't know if that has any affect on Java7
> Here is the crash dump.. the crashing thread has libglass.dylib in the stack trace:

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