<AWT Dev> [OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Request to backport fix for 6708392 to openjdk6

Mark Wielaard mjw at redhat.com
Fri Sep 11 00:01:04 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 18:01 -0700, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Hi SunToolkit.setOverrideRedirect team,

Hi Martin,

> Google engineers have found that
> 6708392: Provide internal API to create OverrideRedirect windows, XToolkit
> is a showstopper bug,
> (for folks using NX on Windows or Mac)
> and that the fix in openjdk7 fixes it,
> when trivially backported to openjdk6.
> Many thanks to Brian Duff for the hard work of
> testing and debugging.
> I'd like to commit this fix to openjdk6.
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk6/SunToolkit.setOverrideRedirect/

This is a rewrite of a similar fix I made:
It fixes some issues with MetaCity and solves some TCK failures.

It has been in IcedTea for a long time.

The difference with the IcedTea patch rewrite is discussed here:



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