Re: Web start on os X : Cannot open associated file.
On Feb 1, 12:02 am, laurent <low...@freesurf.ch> wrote:
With "Java Web Start", I can associate a custom file type with a Java
Then by double-clicking on associated file type my Java application is
launched and the associated file url is given to my Java application
with the "-open" argument.
It works nicely on Windows (with Java 6) but on Mac os X (10.4.8, java
1.5.0) no arguments, even the file url, is given to my application.
Did I miss something in "Java Web Start" ?
Not sure. Web start may or may not offer any
particular service or ability on specific platforms.
Recently I saw a problem where desktop icons
were supported on Win. but not a Linux variant.
OTOH, I think it is premature to make any
definitive statements without a validation of
your JNLP file (a DTD is included in the dev.
guide, AFAIR), and close inspection of it
(here - publicly).
Also, I have my very own example of usage
of the JNLP API file associations, it is
sandboxed (uses the FileOpen/SaveService)
and small, and I would appreciate test results
from both Win. and Mac. (and Linux).
It is here..
Note that you might score some test
results from other Macs. for your own
JNLP - if it is publicly available and you
psot the URL, but I am running Win XP,
with no Mac. access.