[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [PATCH FOR REVIEW] Fixed linux.fontconfig.Fedora.properties

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Thu May 24 16:14:01 UTC 2012

How did you verify this ? I ask because this file will be (or should be!)
completely ignored by JDK 7 and 8, since it does not have a name that
precisely references Fedora.16 - ie distro AND variant.

In general I am not sure there is even a point to maintaining this file 
we have code in JDK 7 that pulls the logical font definitions from 
APIs at runtime and so we should match the native desktop without the 

The only reason I can think of for having these files any more is if you 
want something very different than GTK/Qt/etc is using ..


On 5/24/2012 12:45 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> Hi all!
> http://jvanek.fedorapeople.org/oracle/jdk7/webrev/ and 
> http://jvanek.fedorapeople.org/oracle/jdk8/webrev/ (actually they are 
> same) are my fixes for Fedora's fontconfig.
> They are sync with newest stable release.
> Although this is my first contribution to OpenJDK I have pushed this 
> change to IcedTea6 already some time ago.
> I have successfully tested this on OpenJDK7 head i386 and x86_64. I 
> was not able to verify jdk8 because I have failed to Build OpenJDK8 
> (But I'm working on it!), but AFAIK the fontconfig algorithm have not 
> changed.
> Also I have noticed that there is no linux.fontconfig.Rhel.properties. 
> I have handled this one for IcedTea6 too. How do you see possible 
> addition of this file?
> Looking forward to contribute to OpenJDK7/8
>   Best regards
>     Jiri Vanek

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