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Bug ID: JDK-6639953 Document java_arguments applet parameter
JDK-6639953 : Document java_arguments applet parameter

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2007-12-10
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2010-09-08
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2008-06-16
Component:
deploy
OS:
generic
Sub-Component:
plugin
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P3
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
6u10
Fixed Versions:
6u10 (b13)

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Description
The new Java Plug-In supports cross-platform specification of JVM command-line arguments to a particular applet via a new parameter to the applet, object and embed tags:

  <PARAM name="java_arguments" value="-Xmx128m -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true">

The value may be any set of valid JVM command-line arguments. The security implications for this command-line argument specification are similar to those already faced by Java Web Start.

This functionality needs to be documented publicly. Note that this capability does not imply the same level of specification as a public API; it is more of an implementation detail, similar to "codebase_lookup", which is documented at http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/plugin/developer_guide/special_attributes.html .

Engineering specification for feature:

http://j2se.sfbay.sun.com/web/bin/view/Deployment/NewPlugInJavaArgumentsSpec

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

This parameter has been documented in the release notes for the new
Java Plug-In at https://jdk6.dev.java.net/plugin2/ . Marking this bug
as fixed in build 13. Note that there were no code changes (or even
any putbacks) associated with this bug ID; no verification is necessary.
                                     
2008-02-21



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