JDK-8048909 : msi uninstaller not localized
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: install
  • Sub-Component: uninstall
  • Affected Version: 9
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2014-07-01
  • Updated: 2015-01-21
  • Resolved: 2014-07-01
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8u20Fixed 9 b24Fixed
The problem here is that we removed l10n transforms as part of the MSI redesign. This is fine for install because the UE is handled by the wrappers. But for uninstall, it shows the basic UI ProgressData dialog, and it is now never localized. 
Verified with JRE 9 b29 on following locales: zh_TW, Japanese and Italian

PIT verification failed with 9 b22: New Regression bug JDK-8050264 Other issues JDK-8050268 JDK-8050277 JDK-8050271

SQE is OK per Ilya

justification: all UNinstallers are currently English only, which is a regression from 1.8. This is a low/med risk fix that involves no message drop work. crucible: https://java.se.oracle.com/code/cru/CR-JDK9CLIENT-345