[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] RFR 8170352: The collate option is not checked

Prasanta Sadhukhan prasanta.sadhukhan at oracle.com
Fri Dec 9 08:22:27 UTC 2016

Hi All,

In continuation with the below mail, the issue is "collate" option is 
not checked for linux.

Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8170352

webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psadhukhan/8170352/webrev.00/

Proposed fix is to disable collate option for linux in printer dialog.

On 12/8/2016 4:23 PM, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> I was investigating JDK-8170352: The collate option is not checked and 
> I found that CUPS does not report collate as supported attribute.
> It is removed from printRequestAttrib 
> [http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/client/jdk/file/a21bac70753d/src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/print/IPPPrintService.java#l167]
> so we do not look for collate-supported attribute in CUPS. Infact, 
> getAttMap does not have any "collate-supported" attribute too!!
> Also, this code 
> [http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/client/jdk/file/a21bac70753d/src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/print/IPPPrintService.java#l1062] 
> has been added [for 8016737]
> to remove SheetCollate from supported attributes.
> In light of this, I think we should disabled collate option from our 
> print dialog even for Toolkit based PrintJob. It seems, from this code
> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/client/jdk/file/a21bac70753d/src/java.desktop/share/classes/sun/print/ServiceDialog.java#l1251
> it is enabled if we specify in testcase
> /job.setDefaultSelection(JobAttributes.DefaultSelectionType.SELECTION); 
> /in which case isAWT set to true.
> even though selection is determined by attribute support 
> [http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/client/jdk/file/a21bac70753d/src/java.desktop/share/classes/sun/print/ServiceDialog.java#l1320]
> I could not find why it is hardcoded to setEnabled(true) for 
> "Selection". Do you know? mercurial history shows that line from jdk7 
> and I could not find previous history.
>  I think there also, we should check for "scSupported" to enable 
> sheetcollate? Anyways, "Selection" option is not there in linux.
> Please let me know your views.
> Regards
> Prasanta

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