JDK-4487367 : standardize installation of Java Extensions (eg. javax.comm
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: webstart
  • Affected Version: 1.0.1
  • Priority: P5
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: windows_2000
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2001-08-02
  • Updated: 2003-01-10
  • Resolved: 2003-01-10
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Name: tn108358			Date: 08/02/2001

java version "1.3.0"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.3.0-C)
Classic VM (build 1.3.0-C, native threads, nojit)

I am using JavaWebStart for deploying an application which depends on Java
Communications API extension (javax.comm).  Since this is a standard JavaSoft
extension, it seems it would be appropriate for Sun to provide a simple
mechanism for installing standard Java extensions. In my example ther is a dll
(goes to jre/bin), a property file (goes to jre/lib), and a jar (goes to

Perhaps Sun could support a standardized way of installing their own extensions.
(Review ID: 129225) 

WORK AROUND Name: tn108358 Date: 08/02/2001 -- ======================================================================

EVALUATION looking into for tiger ###@###.### 2002-10-21