WebStart Install Fail
joe.mcglynn at oracle.com
Wed Dec 12 11:42:23 PST 2012
FX Jira is fine. Thanks.
On Dec 12, 2012, at 11:26 AM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would you like it filed in the JavaFX Jira or the Java Bug Reporter? I wasn't sure if this was specific to the JavaFX deployment toolchain or not.
> On 2012-12-12, at 2:20 PM, Joe McGlynn <joe.mcglynn at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hi Scott,
>> The publisher (signer) was changed to Sun for this release intentionally due to problems in the past with the JRE autoupdate on Win 32, so that's expected.
>> Can you file a bug on this please with the details on your platform (OS, pre-existing JRE, etc?)
>> I just tried this and it works as expected on my system that already has 7u10 installed.
>> On Dec 12, 2012, at 11:07 AM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Recall the previous discussions about deployment...
>>> I just tried to start the JFXExtras 2 Ensemble application.
>>> I clicked the image to run it via web start.
>>> It downloaded and I saw a progress bar in a window titled "JavaFX
>>> Application Preview" and then the JRE 1.7.0_10 installer failed.
>>> "Unable to launch the application."
>>> Name: J2RE 1.7.0_10 Installer
>>> Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
>>> From: http://javadl.sun.com
>>> (Not from Oracle?)
>>> Can't load IA 32-bit .dll on a AMD 64-bit platform
>>> at java.lang.ClassLoader$NativeLibrary.load(Native Method)
>>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary1(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary0(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.Runtime.load0(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.System.load(Unknown Source)
>>> at com.sun.webstart.installers.Main.install(Main.java:156)
>>> at com.sun.webstart.installers.Main.main(Main.java:554)
>>> at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
>>> at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
>>> at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
>>> at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source)
>>> at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source)
>>> at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source)
>>> at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source)
>>> at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
>>> In other words... a pathetic user experience.
>>> I would have thought that the people behind the JFXExtras project are
>>> pretty competent developers. If they can't get the JFXExtras project
>>> deployment to work...
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