FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
java version "1.6.0_12"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_12-b04)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 11.2-b01, mixed mode, sharing)
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
we are getting java.lang.NullPointerException: null peer with java web start for jdk 1.6 update 12 and above.
This exception comes while we are downloading the applet application using java web start.
The application works perfectly fine till JDK1.6 update 11.
Application information :
This is an applet based application, which gets downloaded using java webstart to clients desktop and then applet is launched.
we get exception while downloading.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
1. Create an applet based application.
2. Download the application using java webstart to client desktop.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
Application should get downloaded to clients machine and able to launch.
Exception is thrown in download window.
ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR :
java.lang.NullPointerException: null peer
This bug can be reproduced always.
Release Regression From : 6u11
The above release value was the last known release where this
bug was not reproducible. Since then there has been a regression.