|Yes. But we do not recommend that you use any of the following versions of JDK or JRE:
We say that, because of a bug that creeped into Sun's JVM, beginning with version 1.5.0_06. Here is the bug report for that JVM bug.
According that bug report, that JVM bug was fixed in 1.5.0_10.
As of 12.14.2006, you can obtain that version of JVM here but Sun likes to change links often so if that link is dead, then try the archive link near the end of this FAQ.
Some workarounds include:
- Use SE AS instead of SE ISAPI/NSAPI. SE AS does NOT call AttachCurrentThread() while ISAPI and NSAPI do.
- Use a JVM version that does not contain this bug. For example: JVM 1.4.2, or JVM 1.5.0_01, _02, _03, _04, or _05, or _10
You may be able to get these "older" revisions from
1.5.0_10 has fixed this issue.
NOTE: New Atlanta's testing showed that this bug occurs no matter whether Hotspot Client or Hotspot Server is used.
NOTE: If you wish to use JDK 1.5.0_11, then you must read
This FAQ was first created on 9.5.2006
You should also read FAQ #265