[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] RFR JDK-8067059, , PrinterJob.pageDialog() with DialogSelectionType.NATIVE returns a PageFormat when cancelled.

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Fri Nov 13 06:05:47 UTC 2015

On 11/12/15, 9:52 PM, prasanta sadhukhan wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> On 11/13/2015 12:05 AM, Philip Race wrote:
>> Shouldn't this use reference equality ?
> It seems Object.java equals() method does == anyways and it seems it 
> always better to call equals() than to explicitly check for ==
> Is it not correct? If it is not, I will change it.

You are relying on PageFormat not over-riding equals.
It could do so and then the intent of your equals call would be broken
in the case that updates to the dialog resulted in a new PageFormat
but with the equal fieids.


>> Also the test does a number of wild card imports instead of
>> the specific classes it needs. And I am not sure why it
>> is importing java.awt.* anyway ..
>> And I find qualifying "java.lang.String" to be unnecessary.
> will update the test.
> Regards
> Prasanta
>> -phil.
>> On 11/3/15, 12:59 AM, prasanta sadhukhan wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Please review a fix for jdk9.
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8067059
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psadhukhan/8067059/webrev.00/
>>> The issue was if we "cancel" Printer Job setup dialog which has been 
>>> created with DialogSelectionType.NATIVE
>>> it should return "null" as per spec
>>> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#pageDialog-javax.print.attribute.PrintRequestAttributeSet-
>>> /[If the user cancels the dialog, the attributes will not reflect 
>>> any changes made by the user, and the return value will be null.]
>>> /We were returning PageFormat instead. Fixed to return null in such 
>>> case.
>>> Regards
>>> Prasanta
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