[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] Review Request: 8074028 Remove API references to java.awt.peer

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Thu Mar 5 23:13:10 UTC 2015

I verified that this doesn't break JavaFX Swing interop (specifically 
Drag and Drop), so it looks fine to me.

-- Kevin

Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> The new version of the fix:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~serb/8074028/webrev.06
> Font.getPeer() was renamed to Font.getFontPeer().
> On 04.03.2015 15:51, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 04/03/2015 12:37, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> Please review the fix for jdk 9.
>>> There are a number of public API whichreference the unsupported 
>>> java.awt.peer interfaces.
>>> public java.awt.Component.getPeer() @deprecated 1.1
>>> public java.awt.Font.getPeer() @deprecated 1.1
>>> public java.awt.MenuComponent.getPeer() @deprecated 1.1
>> I don't know this area so I don't feel qualified to do a thorough 
>> review of the changes. However I welcome the changes, this is long 
>> standing technical debt and important that we address this as part of 
>> the move to modules.
>> I note that Font::getPeer is changed to private, hence something try 
>> to access it outside of the Font class will get an IllegalAccessError 
>> as opposed to NoSuchMethodError for the outright removal in the other 
>> cases. Did you consider renaming to something else, say private 
>> FontPeer getFontPeer so that it is consistent with the removal of the 
>> other two methods?
>> I note that you might not have caught all tests but I would assume 
>> that any missed tests should fail. Perhaps there are other failures 
>> that are potentially hiding tests using getPeer?
>> -Alan

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