[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [12] Review request for 8201818: [macosx] Printing attributes break page size set via "java.awt.print.Book" object

Anton Litvinov anton.litvinov at oracle.com
Thu Aug 23 15:33:50 UTC 2018

Hello Phil,

Do you approve this version of the fix?

Thank you,

On 22/08/2018 19:59, Anton Litvinov wrote:
> Hello Phil,
> Thank you for review of this fix. It is correct, this code area was 
> already touched by 3 fixes which you specified, but they are just 2 
> attempts to fix the same issue and 1 rollback of the 1st fix, which 
> was dictated by the fact that at that time JDK 9 passed RDP 1. Answers 
> to your questions are following:
> 1.  No, absolutely, this bug is not a regression from the fix for 
> 8181659. This bug exists in JDK for a long time, this is proved by the 
> fact that I was able to reproduce it with JDK 8u112 b16, while the fix 
> for 8167102 was never released in GA JDK 8 update, except for 1 
> released build JDK 8u131 b32. I consider this bug as an independent 
> issue from 8167102, because of a difference in a test scenario (in 
> 8167102 "java.awt.print.Printable" interface is involved, in this bug 
> "java.awt.print.Pageable" interface is involved), but at the same time 
> they both have the same root cause. The end user, which reported 
> 8167102 changed conditions by moving its application from setting 
> "Printable" object to a printer job to setting "Pageable" object 
> ("java.awt.print.Book") and encountered this issue.
> 2.  Yes, sure, I verified that the bug 8167102 is still not 
> reproducible with this fix by using the existing "jtreg" regression 
> test "test/jdk/java/awt/print/PageFormat/WrongPaperPrintingTest.java".
> 3.  Today I have run all available "jtreg" manual and automatic 
> regression tests in the directories specified below and in our closed 
> directories (total 189 tests) using both JDK 12 compiled without and 
> with the fix, and verified that no new test failed on JDK 12 with the 
> fix.
> Directories with the executed regression tests:
> - "test/jdk/java/awt/print"
> - "test/jdk/javax/print"
> 4. Yes, I verified that the fix works as expected for specified by you 
> 3 cases:
> a)  no print dialog - attached to the bug record test case 
> "PrintingAttributeBreaksBookPageSize.java"
> b)  native print dialog - the created regression test 
> "test/jdk/java/awt/print/PageFormat/WrongPaperForBookPrintingTest.java"
> c)  swing print dialog - the regression test in point #b with 
> modification in 1 line.
> Thank you,
> Anton
> On 21/08/2018 00:37, Philip Race wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The fix looks reasonable.
>> But we've touched the code being touched here quite recently and the 
>> history
>> there shows that this can be tricky to get right :
>> 8167102: [macosx] PrintRequestAttributeSet breaks page size set using 
>> PageFormat
>> caused
>> 8181192: [macos] javafx.print.PrinterJob.showPrintDialog() hangs on 
>> macOS
>> so then we had
>> 8181659: Create an alternative fix for JDK-8167102, whose fix was 
>> backed out
>> Is this new bug a regression caused by the previous fix ?
>> Have you verified the previous fix is still functional ?
>> What tests have been run ?
>> Can you make sure this works in the cases of
>> a) no dialog
>> b) swing dialog
>> c) native dialog.
>> -phil.
>> On 8/17/18, 12:42 PM, Anton Litvinov wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Could you please review the following fix for the bug.
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201818
>>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alitvinov/8201818/jdk12/webrev.00
>>> The bug consists in the fact that, if any one printing attribute is 
>>> contained in "PrintRequestAttributeSet" during the call to 
>>> "java.awt.print.PrinterJob.print(PrintRequestAttributeSet)" method, 
>>> a page size from "java.awt.print.PageFormat" object provided by 
>>> "java.awt.print.Book" set to a printer job through 
>>> "PrinterJob.setPageable(Pageable)" method is not respected and the 
>>> printer job prints the document on a page of a size equal to a 
>>> default page size of a selected printer.
>>> The root cause of the bug is 
>>> "sun.print.RasterPrinterJob.getPageFormatFromAttributes()" method 
>>> which returns "PageFormat" object constructed from default settings 
>>> of the selected printer, if the attribute set in the printer job is 
>>> not empty. For the case in this bug, when the user explicitly sets 
>>> "Book" object for the printer job, this method should not return 
>>> anything except for "null", because:
>>> 1. According to the documentation for the method 
>>> "PrinterJob.print(PrintRequestAttributeSet)" from Java Platform SE 8 
>>> API Specification, if a user sets "java.awt.print.Pageable" object 
>>> for "PrinterJob", then printing attributes related to media size, 
>>> imageable area, page orientation will not influence anyhow the 
>>> "PageFormat" object used for printing, and only "PageFormat" 
>>> provided by the "Pageable" object will be used.
>>> Statement: "For clients of the Pageable interface, the PageFormat 
>>> will always be as supplied by that interface, on a per page basis."
>>> Specification URL #1: 
>>> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#print-javax.print.attribute.PrintRequestAttributeSet-
>>> 2. Documentation on the method 
>>> "PrinterJob.printDialog(PrintRequestAttributeSet)" acknowledges the 
>>> point #1 by the statement "If using the Pageable interface, clients 
>>> which intend to use media selected by the user must create a 
>>> PageFormat derived from the user's selections.".
>>> Specification URL #2: 
>>> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#printDialog-javax.print.attribute.PrintRequestAttributeSet-
>>> The solution consists in changing the method 
>>> "RasterPrinterJob.getPageFormatFromAttributes()" to return "null" 
>>> for cases, when the "Pageable" object set in the printer job is not 
>>> an instance of "sun.print.OpenBook" class, which is exclusively used 
>>> by the printer job to wrap "Printable" object set by the user 
>>> through "PrinterJob.setPrintable(Printable)".
>>> The fix affects only macOS platform, because 
>>> "RasterPrinterJob.getPageFormatFromAttributes()" method is called 
>>> only from the macOS specific native code in the file 
>>> "src/java.desktop/macosx/native/libawt_lwawt/awt/CPrinterJob.m".
>>> Thank you,
>>> Anton

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