<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8038092: Re-examine Bidi reflective dependency on java.awt.font

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Jul 2 09:48:36 UTC 2014

On 02/07/2014 08:20, Alan Bateman wrote:
> :
> I think the only case that need detailed examination now is whether it 
> is possible for SharedSecrets.getJavaAWTFontAccess to return null. I'm 
> thinking about the case where 2+ threads use Bidi for the first time, 
> or say something else initializes TextAttribute at the same time that 
> another thread uses Bidi for the first time.
On second look then I think this is okay because the static initializer 
must happen-before the use of the class. So I think the only question 
now is the test case and understanding why that needs to be updated.


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