JDK-7157578 : revisit IE LiveConnect performance fix to address applet hang issue found by Citigroup
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: plugin
  • Affected Version: 7u4,7u6
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: windows
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2012-03-28
  • Updated: 2013-12-06
  • Resolved: 2012-04-04
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Description
the performance fix 7131316 is backed out because it causes a hang with a citibank applet.

we need to revisit and reimplement the perf fix that works in all cases.

Comments
Verified fix using b118
2013-12-06

EVALUATION The problem is due to the fix for 7131316 didn't handle the modal dialog case too well. When a modal dialog is up, it should also process the task(s) already in the queue. Similar code was already in MozillaPlugin class; the hang issue (7156918) isn't applicable to FF browser.
2012-03-30