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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8021300

REGRESSION: Webstart app can not launch

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b06
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_7
    • Verification:
      Verified

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         J2SE Version (please include all output from java -version flag):
           (from webstart console)
          Java Web Start 10.45.2.03
           Using JRE version 1.7.0_45-ea-b03 Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM

        Does this problem occur on J2SE 6ux or 7ux? Yes / No (pick one)
           No

        Operating System Configuration Information (be specific):
            Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

        Hardware Configuration Information (be specific):
           Compaq nx7400 laptop
           4 GB memory
           Intel T5600

        Bug Description:
            NPE in webstart, which causes target application not to launch

        java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.sun.javaws.jnl.LaunchDesc.getLocalSecurityPolicy(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.jnl.LaunchDesc.getMatchImpl(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.jnl.LaunchDesc.getJREMatcher(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareLaunchFile(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareAllResources(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareToLaunch(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareToLaunch(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.launch(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Main.launchApp(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Main.continueInSecureThread(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Main.access$000(Unknown Source)
        at com.sun.javaws.Main$1.run(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)


        Webstart Console:
        Java Web Start 10.45.2.03
        Using JRE version 1.7.0_45-ea-b03 Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM User home directory = C:\Users\ocMAClaassen
        ----------------------------------------------------
        c: clear console window
        f: finalize objects on finalization queue
        g: garbage collect
        h: display this help message
        m: print memory usage
        o: trigger logging
        p: reload proxy configuration
        q: hide console
        r: reload policy configuration
        s: dump system and deployment properties
        t: dump thread list
        v: dump thread stack
        0-5: set trace level to <n>
        ----------------------------------------------------
        CacheEntry[https://www.ocie.net/OcieDemo/JViewer/jnlp/viewer.jnlp]:
        updateAvailable=true,lastModified=Wed Jul 24 14:16:26 EDT 2013,length=11212 #### Java Web Start Error:
        #### null

        Steps to Reproduce (be specific):
          Can be reproduced on the demo site. https://www.ocie.net/OcieDemo/JViewer/webstart.html
          Click on the login link.
          Java 7 splash screen starts, select continue on the certificate warning dialog. Then the "Unable to launch the appplication" dialog appears.

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                • Assignee:
                  dtitov Daniil Titov
                  Reporter:
                  tyao Ting-Yun Ingrid Yao (Inactive)
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