Bug 477869 - Input focus and exit problems with browser plugin
Input focus and exit problems with browser plugin
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdk (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Deepak Bhole
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-24 10:08 EST by Steve Tate
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:23 EST (History)
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Description Steve Tate 2008-12-24 10:08:19 EST
Description of problem:

I've had two problems with plugin shipped with Fedora 10.  This happens when I access the java-enhanced web interface to Lotus notes, but the behavior shouldn't be possible regardless of applet.  First, the applet is messing up text input application-wide:  If I start an email in Lotus notes, all text box inputs are messed up, with the insertion point stuck at the left, so typing comes out reversed.  This includes even the address bar at the top.  Second, the plugin is somehow stuck when I close the browser, so firefox ends up not exiting - and of course I can't start a new copy of firefox then, because I get the "firefox is already running..." error.  Killing the java_vm process fixes this, but it shouldn't be necessary to manually kill this process.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

The problem is with java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin- (used along with firefox-3.0.5-1.fc10.i386).

How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run web based lotus notes
2.  Start a new email (or anything else that takes text input)
3. Every textbox is now messed up...
Actual results:

Typing is reversed due to insertion point stuck at left and characters streaming off to the right

Expected results:

Normal typing!

Additional info:

I have fixed this on my system by installing the Sun JRE and using that plugin.  Both problems immediately disappeared, so the problems seems to be clearly with the openjdk plugin.
Comment 1 Deepak Bhole 2009-02-24 15:17:44 EST
The vm side checks have been enhanced in the past couple of iterations, so exit should be clean now.

As for typing backwards, that is probably due to Bug #478958

Can you confirm if the exit issue is resolved with the latest version? (I don't have access to Lotus notes, else I'd try it myself :))
Comment 2 Steve Tate 2009-02-24 20:47:14 EST
Nope, did an update to get the newest release and unfortunately both problems are still there in  I did just what I did before, closed firefox, and the java process and firefox are both still stuck there (java isn't taking up much in terms of resources, but the firefox process is at 99.6% CPU time in "top").

....ereht llits si melborp gnipyt

(typed that in the address bar - after doing this test - typed forwards.. :-))
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