JDK-7082676 : DT: isPlugin2() always return false
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: deployment_toolkit
  • Affected Version: 7-client
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2011-08-24
  • Updated: 2011-09-22
  • Resolved: 2011-09-06
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Description
It seems that implementation of isPlugin2() always check for UseNewJavaPlugin under 1.7.0 key in the registry.
Should be looking under 10.0.*

Comments
SUGGESTED FIX http://sa.sfbay.sun.com/projects/deployment_data/7-client/7082676.1
2011-08-25

EVALUATION problem: isPlugin2() always return false with JRE 7 or above. it is using JRE version to check for whether plugin is enabled. it will not work starting with JRE 7 because JRE version and deploy (plugin) version is not the same anymore. fix: use BrowserJavaVersion key instead - this is better since it tells you the current default plugin version that is registered to browser.
2011-08-25