9 b58 fails on Win 8 when screen reader running

Pete Brunet peter.brunet at oracle.com
Tue Apr 21 20:19:54 UTC 2015

Hi Phil,

On 4/21/15 2:42 PM, Phil Race wrote:
> Perhaps JAWS is not well behaved w.r.t multiple DLL versions ?
Tell me more.
> Does it happen only on win 8 ? If you boot the same system into win 8
> or win 8.1 is it OK ?
Win 7 is no problem.  I run Win 8.1 Pro in a VirtualBox VM.  This bug
was reported as
> What do you see logged by hotspot from typing Ctrl-Break in the shell ?
It will be back to the command prompt before I can do that.
> Other than that, debugging is very likely going to require you build
> with VS2013
> Does it happen if you use javaw instead of java ?
Same behavior: splash screen, then back to the prompt.
> -phil.
> On 04/21/2015 11:53 AM, Pete Brunet wrote:
>> Starting with b58 with JAWS (screen reader) running on Win 8, when
>> starting SwingSet2 the splash screen appears but the application doesn't
>> start.  There are no messages in the console.  I see b58 only had one
>> fix:
>> 8076531 infrastructure Switch default compiler on Windows to VS2013
>> What might be wrong?
>> How do I debug this?
>> Pete

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