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Download of jar freezes.

Rich Smyth
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 87
When JWS is launched from my web page I get the JWS splash screen with my jnlp information displayed and the status message saying "Validating app_classes.jar from localhost". But nothing happens after that. Everything
just seems to freeze.

Can somebody explain to me what is happening or where I might look to find more information? I can't find a reference to any error.

My JNLP is

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf8"?>
<jnlp spec="1.0+"
codebase="http://localhost:8080"
href="census.jnlp">
<information>
<title>Indexer</title>
<vendor>myself</vendor>
<description>description</description>
<offline-allowed/>
</information>
<resources>
<j2se version="1.4"/>
<jar href="app_classes.jar"/>
</resources>
<application-desc main-class="imageIndexer.TestIndexer"/>
</jnlp>

thanks for any tips,

Rich
Rich Smyth
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 87
I made some progress.
Looks like my firewall was interferring with the download(?).

When I shut down the firewall, JWS doesn't freeze anymore during the download. Now JWS starts up, and displays the splash with status messages.
When the splash screen disapears, nothing else happens: my application is not launched. No sign of errors in the log (is there somewhere else to look?) Has anybody else run into this same situation?

The application runs ok when I don't use JWS.

Rich
[ June 04, 2004: Message edited by: Rich Smyth ]
Rich Smyth
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 87
I found out that there is a way to display the java console when running JWS. The console informs me that a I have a class missing. I included the
missing jar in my jnlp file. Now my application is up and running.

Rich
 
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