description: FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
Applies to 1.4.2 and all recent (if not all period) JPIs.
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
Applies to any Microsoft OS to which the given hotfix has been applied
EXTRA RELEVANT SYSTEM CONFIGURATION :
See http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=875345 for more information on Microsoft hotfix 86780.
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
We switched to this because of all the problems with the JSObject calls (most particularly in Internet Explorer). It now appears that we are dead in the water with this hotfix.
The Hot fix mentions different calls can be made by the native code to as replacement functionality. It appears that this means the JRE must change its native code calls for Windows.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
Note this approach does not allow a return value, but that is not an issue in many cases.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
Call is prevented by MS hotfix.
This bug can be reproduced always.
CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
One might argue that the workaround is to use JSObject, but: