[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8089573: [macosx] Incorrect char to glyph mapping printing on OSX 10.10

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Sun Oct 16 16:09:29 UTC 2016

Anyone ? I'd like to get this backported to 8u this week so it
can the 8u122 release which will enter RDP2 soon


Although I have failed to find any email documenting the exact date
the freeze is usually a week earlier than the RDP date so it could
be as early as a week from now ..


On 10/12/16, 1:06 PM, Philip Race wrote:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8089573
> Webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8089573/
> See the bug for some images showing the problem of scrambled text
> when printing.
> Although only 
> JavaFX is affected the solution is entirely on the JDK side.
> JavaFX looks up some UI "system" fonts via special API calls and these 
> are fonts
> that are not otherwise enumerated by CoreText.
> JavaFX expects JDK to be able to access these fonts but it cannot.
> We need to make the same API calls on JDK.
> The exact fonts returned vary by MacOS release so it seems hard to 
> create a JDK regression
> test but on the FX side it is seen instantly if you print a UI control 
> as the text is messed up
> due to incorrect glyph ids.
> I intend to backport this to 8u and I've verified this does fix it on 
> 8u too ..
> Also both 8 & 9 build successfully with JPRT.
> -phil.
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