[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Thoughts about font implementation

Roman Kennke roman.kennke at aicas.com
Thu Aug 14 10:10:59 UTC 2008

Am Donnerstag, den 14.08.2008, 14:00 +0400 schrieb Igor Nekrestyanov:
> >> This is weird.
> >> I suggest to print out font names and find what is different. Perhaps
> >> we 
> >> do have bug somethere in 7.
> >> -Dsun.java2d.debugfonts=true may also provide some details on files 
> >> being opened.
> >>     
> >
> > I checked an older version that I have lying around here (from just
> > before Phil's font work hit the repos) and these work fine. This version
> > also doesn't show the occasional crashes in the font implementation.
> >   
> Sounds even more interesting.
> I doubt Phil changes could lead to crash though.
> Perhaps this is sideeffect of some other fixes in the native code. Do 
> you have hs_err* files?

No, not a VM crash, only the stacktrace I already sent you. Maybe you
can try to run a Swing app (SwingSet2) with the latest JDK7, this fails
for me in at least 50% of all cases.

> Can you run both old and new versions with -Dsun.java2d.debugfonts=true?
> Would be interesting to see what is the difference.

Yeah, I do that.


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