IZ86654: JVM REPORTS INVALID LOCALE ON WINDOWS VISTA AND ABOVE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: Locale variable returns the incorrect locale on
    Windows Vista and above machines with a non en_US base install
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    This can be identified by examing the system registry:
    Start->Run-> regedit,
       browse to Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control
    Panel\International and confirming
       that Locale and LocaleName do not match each other, compare
    the hex value in
       Locale against this page:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd318693
    
       This issue is detailed on the following MSDN blog:
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2010/03/19/9980203.aspx
    

Local fix

  • Open Regional and Language Options
      Under "Format" pick anything else. (eg: English (United
    States)).
      Press "Apply"
      Under "Format" pick your desired locale (eg: English (United
    Kingdom)).
      Press OK.
    

Problem summary

  • The problem occurs due to a change in a Windows API method and
    invalid Windows Registry.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    5.0.0 SR12 FP5
    6.0.0 SR9
    .
    The JVM port library has been updated to use a different Windows
    API method.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20101008 or later
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ86654

  • Reported component name

    JAVA 5 J9 COMMO

  • Reported component ID

    620500127

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-10-14

  • Closed date

    2010-10-21

  • Last modified date

    2011-07-14

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    IZ86662

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA 5 J9 COMMO

  • Fixed component ID

    620500127

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

IZ86654

Modified date:

2011-07-14

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