I stoked that you're changing this, but I think there may some issues. I tried
the file as listed here:
And I got:
com.sun.deploy.net.FailedDownloadException: Unable to load resource:
Here's my JNLP:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<title>NetCDF Tools UI</title>
<description kind="short">GUI interface to netCDF-Java / Common Data
<j2se version="1.6+" max-heap-size="1024m"/>
<extension name="netcdfUI Extra" href="netcdfToolsExtraJars.jnlp"/>
On Apr 15, 2012, at 4:58 PM, John Caron wrote:
> Hi Nathan:
> We have changed the way applications like Hyrax can call the ToolsUI webstart
> application, in order to insulate from changes in the webstart jnlp file.
> We are using IDV style JNLP files, and using a "current" directory that we
> can switch when needed without breaking other applications.
> Details are here:
> This can be used now, let me know if you see any problems.
> Thanks for the suggestion!
> On 3/15/2012 1:04 PM, Nathan Potter wrote:
>> I have some questions regarding the way that IDV and ToolsUI are deployed
>> via webstart. I have been caching the prototype .jnlp files in my
>> distribution and modifying the arguments as needed on a per request basis.
>> This implementation lacks flexibility when the application host site
>> upgrades to a newer version (and removes the older one). I see that on
>> motherlode the IDV jnlp bundle now references a "current" version of the
>> codebase (http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/current/webstart) and
>> that the resources (jar files) are loaded based on content held at the
>> application site:
>> This seem like a much more flexible plan. Is it something that will also be
>> done for NetCDF-ToolsUI?
>> Alternatively, someone pointed me at the way that AutoPlot handles it's jnlp
>> generation. They host the application files and a cgi that you pass the
>> arguments to as part of the query string, it hands back a JNLP with the
>> arguments filled out and pointing to their most recent version of the
>> AutoPlot application.
>> Any thoughts about this?
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