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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6853916

java.awt.Window.setBackground(null) throws NullPointerException

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    • Resolved In Build:
      b66
    • CPU:
      generic, x86
    • OS:
      generic, linux
    • Verification:
      Verified

      Description

      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      java version "1.7.0-ea"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0-ea-b59)
      Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 16.0-b03, mixed mode)


      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.27.5-41.fc9.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Nov 13 20:29:07 EST 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      Attempting to set a Window's background to null throws an exception. null background has been supported in all prior versions of the JDK.

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      Create a java.awt.Window and try to set its background to null.

      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      You expect the null background to be a valid value.
      ACTUAL -
      java.lang.NullPointerException

      ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR :
      Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
      at java.awt.Window.setBackground(Window.java:3600)


      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      Release Regression From : 7
      The above release value was the last known release where this
      bug was not reproducible. Since then there has been a regression.

      Release Regression From : 7
      The above release value was the last known release where this
      bug was not reproducible. Since then there has been a regression.

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              • Assignee:
                anthony Anthony Petrov (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                dcherepanov Dmitry Cherepanov
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