<AWT Dev> Review Request for 6879044
Artem.Ananiev at Sun.COM
Mon Sep 14 03:08:55 PDT 2009
Mandy Chung wrote:
> 6879044: Eliminate the dependency of logging from the JRE core/awt/swing
> 1. A new sun.util.logging.PlatformLogger class that will handle the log
> messages in a similar way as Logger but it will only delegate to
> java.util.logging only when it is enabled. LogManager and LogRecord are
> modified to support the platform loggers. The users of PlatformLogger
> will continue to run if java.util.logging classes do not exist.
> 2. AWT, 2D, Swing, and a few java.util classes are modified to use
> PlatformLogger instead of Logger. Although many files are modified, the
> change is mostly replacement with classname.
I have quickly looked through AWT/2D changes and haven't found anything
suspicious. A funny typo is noticed in X11 key logging (see XToolkit or
XWindow for examples): logger name is sun.awt.X11.kye instead of
sun.awt.X11.key - but anyway it's not your fault :)
> AWT statically creates a number of loggers. Running a simple AWT Framer
> application with JDK 7 b71 creates 79 loggers on solaris-i586 and 34
> loggers on windows-i586. SwingSet2 creates a total of 85 loggers
> including a few non-awt ones on solaris-i586 and 35 on windows-i586).
> Although the memory usage might not be very high (especially with this
> fix), I don't see the need of having many fine-grained loggers. This
> fix doesn't address this the number of AWT loggers. I file a separate CR
> (6880089) to revisit it.
> Startup Performance:
> This change does not have significant startup performance improvement,
> as expected. However, it does reduce the number of loaded classes
> (Framer app loads 16 fewer classes and jedit loads 13 fewer classes).
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