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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8038127

JSObject.getWindow(java.applet.Applet) symbol not found

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      windows_7

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      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      java version "1.8.0"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0-b132)
      Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.0-b70, mixed mode)

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      Windows 7 Professional SP1

      EXTRA RELEVANT SYSTEM CONFIGURATION :
      Netbens 8.0 from official site.

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      Cant compile applet even if the project properties are set to compile target JDK 1.6.

      cannot find symbol
       symbol: method getWindow(MyApplet)
       location: class JSObject
      ----
      (Alt-Enter shows hints)
       
      Problem:
      Not found netscape.javascript.JSObject.getWindow(java.applet.Applet applet).

      REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u51

      ADDITIONAL REGRESSION INFORMATION:
      package netscape.javascript;

      public abstract class JSObject {

          protected JSObject() {
              // <editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Compiled Code">
              /* 0: aload_0
               * 1: invokespecial java/lang/Object."<init>":()V
               * 4: return
               * */
              // </editor-fold>
          }

          public abstract Object call(String string, Object[] os) throws JSException;

          public abstract Object eval(String string) throws JSException;

          public abstract Object getMember(String string) throws JSException;

          public abstract void setMember(String string, Object o) throws JSException;

          public abstract void removeMember(String string) throws JSException;

          public abstract Object getSlot(int i) throws JSException;

          public abstract void setSlot(int i, Object o) throws JSException;
      }


      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      Simple Java SE project:

      package test;

      import javax.swing.JApplet;
      import netscape.javascript.JSObject;

      public class MyApplet extends JApplet {

          private static JSObject thisWindow;

          @Override
          public void init() {
              try {
                  thisWindow = JSObject.getWindow(this);
              } catch (Throwable thr) {
                  System.out.println(thr);
              }
          }
      }

      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      Compilation
      ACTUAL -
      Error. No compilation.

      ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR :
      cannot find symbol
       symbol: method getWindow(MyApplet)
       location: class JSObject
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      (Alt-Enter shows hints)
       

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      ---------- BEGIN SOURCE ----------
      package test;

      import javax.swing.JApplet;
      import netscape.javascript.JSObject;

      public class MyApplet extends JApplet {

          private static JSObject thisWindow;

          @Override
          public void init() {
              try {
                  thisWindow = JSObject.getWindow(this);
              } catch (Throwable thr) {
                  System.out.println(thr);
              }
          }
      }

      ---------- END SOURCE ----------

      CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
      Downgrading JDK version by uninstalling new one.

      SUPPORT :
      YES

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              vdrozdov Victor Drozdov (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              webbuggrp Webbug Group
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