[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8035302: Eliminate dependency on sun.nio.cs from AWT and Motif code

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at oracle.com
Thu Mar 26 16:28:00 UTC 2015

On 3/26/15 1:11 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 25/03/2015 22:48, Phil Race wrote:
>> Updated webrev http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8035302.2/
>> - removed the jdk.charsets export to java.desktop from modules.xml
>> - removed the COMPOUND_TEXT support which likely has not been used 
>> since Motif support was removed
> This looks good to me. The code in FontDescriptor to get the 
> historical name is indeed odd, I don't know if Sherman has any other 
> suggestions for this.
> Is there anything that can be salvaged from the tests? That is, are 
> there are existing fonts tests that will exercise these charsets like 
> the old tests in sun/nio/cs ?
> -Alan

An alternative is to simply grip the names and build a small internal 
mapping for those used
by the fonts, it's a limited/small/fixed list, I assume. That might be 
look better than the current
hacky one.


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