IcedTea6-plugin PluginAppletSecurityContext NullPointers

Mark Wielaard mark at
Thu Feb 12 04:06:52 PST 2009

Hi Oliver,

On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 10:44 +0100, Xerxes Rånby wrote:
> Oliver May wrote:
> > I am having some difficulties with icedtea-6-plugin on debian (armel). 
> > I am working on a java applet for communication between a browser 
> > (iceweasel) and hardware (gpsd) on the neo freerunner phone.
> >
> Do you have a url to this applet and its sourcecode? without it it is 
> really hard to see whats going on.
> It would be great if you happen to have a small testcase based on code 
> from the applet that exposes this bug so that it can be fixed properly 
> on  ARM armel platforms.
> [...]
> > My configuration:
> >
> > Icedtea6-plugin: Version: 6b14-1~exp1
> > Openjdk6-jre: Version: 6b14-1~exp1
> > Iceweasel: 3.06-1
> > Linux debian-gta02 2.6.24-20081103.git7172ec57 #1 PREEMPT Wed Dec 17 
> > 18:06:43 UTC 2008 armv4tl GNU/Linux
> >
> > I have also set up a x86 debian installation in a virtual machine with 
> > the same package configuration as on the phone. And the same errors 
> > occur there, so i guess it's not platform (armel) related.

It might actually be. Could you post the output of java -version and/or
the full version info from the browser "about:plugins" for the
IcedTeaPlugin? It should give you exactly which versions of the class
libraries, icedtea patches and vm runtime are being used (on arm there
are several combinations possible including zero and cacao).



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