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JDK-6492139 : Deploy toolkit 64-bit support on 64-bit Windows

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2006-11-10
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2011-05-25
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2011-03-08
Component:
deploy
OS:
windows_xp,windows
Sub-Component:
plugin
CPU:
x86,generic
Priority:
P3
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
6u10,7
Fixed Versions:

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Description
64bit toolkit for mozilla
support deploy toolkit on 64-bit windows

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

Although 64 bit DT plugins are built, exist in the windows 64 bit java bundles, and can be used by 64 bit versions of IE and FF browsers, there is one remaining sever  limitation.

When Installing Java, the plugins download the single file, dtoolkit.xml, from java.com/inc/dtoolkit.xml.
This file has pointers to bundles for various versions of 32 bit java.
The result is the attempt in 64 bit browser to install additional java versions will always result in installing 32 bit versions of java, unusable in that browser.

This should be addressed in 7-pool.
                                     
2010-12-21
EVALUATION

The fix is to host a new dtoolkit64.xml file in http://java.com/inc server for 64 bit JRE, and depend on which JRE you are running (32bit or 64bit), download related JRE using DT.
                                     
2011-01-21



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