FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
JRE 1.6.0 Update 3
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
Any versions of Windows XP
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
For some customers on Web start 1.6.0_3, they are getting repeated downloads of their jar files. It appears to be an issue with the the way version 1.6 does caching.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
Invoke this app to bring up the login panel and then exit from login panel.
Relaunch app a second time.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
The second launch should NOT result in another download.
For some customers, they are seeing a download everytime of the jar files.
This bug can be reproduced always.
CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
The only workaround right now is to revert back to previous versions of Web start.
Release Regression From : 6u2
The above release value was the last known release where this
bug was not reproducible. Since then there has been a regression.