[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 16:19:40 UTC 2018

I am sorry for an additional e-mail. In the previous e-mail I forgot to 
specify, that during the experiment not only JDK 11+28 was used, but 
also JDK 8u181 b13 was used. The correction in the first sentence below 
is marked with the bold font style.

On 23/08/2018 16:32, Anton Litvinov wrote:
> Hello Prasanta,
> By your explicit request today I have verified and confirm that the 
> bug is not reproducible on MS Windows 10 OS, Linux Ubuntu 16.04.2 
> x86_64 OS with JDK 11+28*, JDK 8u181 b13*, therefore I confirm again 
> that this bug is macOS specific.
> The root cause of the issue is described in my review request, I do 
> not see a big reason to accomplish and provide here detailed 
> comparisons of how printing area code related to this issue is 
> implemented on all supported platforms; code for Windows, Linux, macOS 
> platforms has differences. This fix is for this specific bug in macOS 
> implementation of JDK. The bug is not reproducible on Windows and 
> Linux, simply because JDK code for Windows, Linux does not involve 
> calling the method "RasterPrinterJob.getPageFormatFromAttributes()".
> I do not want to alter any generic code under this bug record to 
> address macOS specific issue, it will be certainly more error prone.
> Thank you,
> Anton
> On 23/08/2018 06:40, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
>> Hi Anton,
>> One thing I would like to know..since you told this fix will only 
>> affects macOS platform, did you check if this is not reproducible in 
>> windows or linux, if not why? If yes, then maybe we should put the 
>> fix in more generic place!!
>> Regards
>> Prasanta
>> On 8/23/2018 12:29 AM, 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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