java access bridge

Michał Zegan webczat_200 at
Sat Dec 15 22:57:51 UTC 2018

Ok, maybe there are. however because the 32 bit dll is applicable for
both, and there is no other reason to install this 32 bit jre than to
have this dll in place, I believe it is actually reasonable to include
it in 64 bit version too. I mean ideally both 64 and 32 bit dlls would
be installed in this case.

W dniu 15.12.2018 o 23:44, Andrew Luo pisze:
> The official OpenJDK builds don't have 32-bit builds, but there are other vendors out there that supply 32-bit builds:
> Thanks,
> -Andrew
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michał Zegan <webczat_200 at> 
> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:38 PM
> To: Andrew Luo <andrewluotechnologies at>; jdk-dev at
> Subject: Re: java access bridge
> Maybe because such a version doesn't exist? I cannot find 32 bit jdk anymore at least for jdk11, and I know it is not officially supported.
> W dniu 15.12.2018 o 23:16, Andrew Luo pisze:
>> Hi Michal,
>> Why can't you install both 32-bit and 64-bit JREs on those machines - doesn't that solve the problem without having to change the OpenJDK?
>> Thanks
>> Andrew
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jdk-dev <jdk-dev-bounces at> On Behalf Of Michal 
>> Zegan
>> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:09 PM
>> To: jdk-dev at
>> Subject: java access bridge
>> Hello,
>> Not sure where to direct this question, but in any case:
>> On windows, java (jdk11) has java access bridge inside, the bridge allowing screenreaders to be used on java swing apps.
>> There exists only a 64 bit version of java 11, and java access bridge can be enabled there. Screenreader communicates with a dll probably called c:\windows\system32\WindowsAccessBridge64.dll.
>> There is however a problem: at least one of the popular screenreaders 
>> is
>> 32 bit screenreader *only*. That means java access bridge becomes unusable with it because of the missing 32 bit version of the above dll.
>> However it is proven that if that dll was installed, accessibility would work. Is it possible to add to jdk11 or later the 32 bit dll too?

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