<AWT Dev> JDK-8075070 [macosx] system menu bar disabled when using webstart to start

David DeHaven david.dehaven at oracle.com
Tue Mar 31 16:34:02 UTC 2015

> FYI the fix for 8074668 did not resolve this issue.
> Downloaded Java 8 Update 60 from https://jdk8.java.net/download.html
> Java Console still shows "Insecure property" and our main symptom (Mac menus are missing) still occurs.
> Mac OS X 10.9.3
> Java Web Start
> Using JRE version 1.8.0_60-ea-b08 Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
> ...
> -----------
> WARNING: the jnlp file is invalid and will be blocked in a future release.
> Exception: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 17; columnNumber: 194; The reference to entity "SessionId" must end with the ';' delimiter.
> -----------
> ...
> Insecure property: (apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar, true) specified in unsigned jnlp file will not be set.

A separate issue was filed to fix this problem. 8074668 addressed a threading issue in AWT, this is an issue with what the plugin considers secure vs insecure properties.

I've just migrated an incident to a JBS bug to cover the fix for this:


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