<AWT Dev>  Review Request: 8039926 -spash:<image> can't be combined with -xStartOnFirstThread since JDK 7
anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Fri Apr 11 11:31:47 UTC 2014
The fix looks fine. I see that we're not checking the isSWTInWebStart()
case (see awt.m), but I don't immediately see any way to check this
actually, because the JVM isn't started yet when the splashscreen is
initializing. So I think we're good with the current solution. Although
it would be good to document somewhere (in a comment in the code?) that
when running an SWT app in WebStart, the AWT splashscreen is unsupported.
On 4/11/2014 3:14 PM, Petr Pchelko wrote:
> Hello, AWT Team.
> Please review the fix for the issue:
> The fix is available at:
> When running SWT we should not start the main event loop for splashscreen because it breaks SWT.
> The only way understand that in splashscreen code is to check the system property launcher sets on
> the startup. We do the same in awt.m, but we cannot reuse the code because splash and awt are not
> statically linked.
> With best regards. Petr.
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