<AWT Dev> Mac OS X 10.10 crash in CInputMethod getNativeLocale

Alexander Scherbatiy alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com
Tue Aug 25 07:42:31 UTC 2015

On 8/24/2015 8:15 PM, Laurens Holst wrote:
> Hi Alexander,
> Thanks for looking into this. Indeed Java 6 is not installed on my 
> system currently.
> Do you have a suggestion on how to work around the issue, without 
> asking the users to either install Java 6 or change his keyboard 
> layout? Maybe a setting, or by using reflection? As mentioned it works 
> fine when running the jar directly, so maybe there’s a way.

    It seems that running jar directly works fine because the used JDK 
is built on Mac OS X 10.9 and has the copied libs.

    Is the issue reproduced if an osxappbundle is created on Mac OS X 
10.9 and called on Mac OS X 10.10?


> Regards, and thanks,
> ~Laurens
> Op 24-08-15 om 13:57 schreef Alexander Scherbatiy:
>> On 8/16/2015 3:06 PM, Laurens Holst wrote:
>>> Regarding the following bug,
>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8065550
>>> I encounter the same issue with my own application when using the 
>>> osxappbundle-maven-plugin (trying to migrate away from the old Java 
>>> 6 launcher), which is based on the Java Application Bundler. I 
>>> stumbled upon this report when searching for solutions in Google, 
>>> unfortunately I can not add comments to the JDK issue tracker so 
>>> I’ll post them here:
>>> I reliably reproduce this issue under the following conditions:
>>> 1. using the Java Application Bundler (it runs fine when running the 
>>> jar directly), and
>>> 2. using the "US (International) - Pc" keyboard layout
>>> I briefly get to see some UI, but the app crashes within a second, 
>>> even when I do nothing but prompt a dialog.
>>    Thank you for you report.
>>    It looks like an issue in the JRS library. I sent the request to 
>> the java-dev Apple alias: 
>> http://lists.apple.com/archives/java-dev/2015/Aug/msg00024.html
>>    Could you look is Java 6 is installed on your system? In my case 
>> the crash went away after the Java 6 installation.
>>   Thanks,
>>   Alexandr.
>>> ~Laurens

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