Description of problem:
If the Red Hat JBoss EAP BRMS (Drools) Web Console Login dialog is open in one tab of Epiphany, pages cannot be open in any other tabs or new Epiphany windows. Although I realise JBoss itself is not officially supported under Fedora, this appears to be purely an Epiphany problem, as one Java app should not disable the ability to load pages across all tabs and windows.
Does it seems to be related to process threads for Java locking under Gecko? I realise Chrome/Chromium handles tabs in different threads.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat JBoss EAP Server.
2. Install BRMS in deploy directory of the production server profile.
3. Activate JBoss server. From BASH, type ../jboss-as/bin/run.sh -c production -b 127.0.0.1
4. Launch Epiphany and open a few different tabs for testing purposes.
5. In one of the tabs, enter the URL of the server console: http://127.0.0.1:8080/jmx-console
6. Go to the web console option.
7. Log in dialogue box appears, prompting for user name and password. Do not enter these yet!
8. Go to one of the other tabs you had opened. Type in the URL of a website of your choice, such as, for example, http://www.abc.net.au/news/justin
9. The website will not load. The "throbber" icon will keep pulsing but does not ever time out.
10. Try it with a few more tabs and websites and you will see the result is the same.
11. Launch a new Epiphany session from your GNOME menu (whilst keeping the old one still open) and, once again, try to go to some websites.
12. Again, the throbber will indicate that Epiphany is trying to reach the sites but cannot connect.
13. Only when the JBoss login is dismissed, or the correct username and password are entered, can the other Epiphany tabs and windows be used once more.
Cannot reach other websites whilst JBoss console login dialogue is open in one of the tabs.
Other tabs and Epiphany sessions should not be locked by the open Java dialogue box. Totally different websites in different tabs and new Epiphany sessions should load.
I have not tested this under Firefox. Probably worthwhile to do so to determine if it is a problem with Gecko. Should probably look at it under Chromium as well to see if the separate process threads for separate tabs under their model eliminates this problem.
Would be very good to check if this also occurs to Epiphany under RHEL configurations, where JBoss is officially supported by Red Hat. Also, I do not know what happens to other Java-based web apps with dialogue boxes.
(In reply to comment #0)
> Would be very good to check if this also occurs to Epiphany under RHEL
> configurations, where JBoss is officially supported by Red Hat. Also, I do not
> know what happens to other Java-based web apps with dialogue boxes.
Yes please, that would be good. Could you try it so I don't have to try to install Drools? (Also note, there is no Epiphany on RHEL)
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