<AWT Dev> Bug 6913179, FileDialog uses native GTK under Linux: first patch

Anthony Petrov Anthony.Petrov at Sun.COM
Tue Feb 2 07:32:09 PST 2010

Hi Costantino,

Thanks for the patch. The current webrev is at:


Peter and I are currently discussing a possible solution for the 
modality issue. When we come up with an idea, we'll let you know.

best regards,

On 01/29/2010 02:28 AM, Costantino Cerbo wrote:
> Hallo Peter, Hello Anthony,
> in the attached patch I take care of all the last Peter's comment.
> Unfortunately the problem with the EDT is still there.
> 2010/1/28 Anthony Petrov <Anthony.Petrov at sun.com>:
>> What do you mean by "doesn't start"? Doesn't gtk_main() print out any
>> diagnostic output to stderr? Or does it get invoked at all?
> Unfortunately no diagnostic output is printed to stderr... try yourself...
> I've also init the GLib thread system and call gdk_threads_enter() and
> gdk_threads_leave() but the problem remains.
> I've no idea how to solve this problem... I've tried also with
> SwingUtilities#invokeLater and SwingWorker...
> I ask again for your help: It would be very nice if some of you can
> address his mind to the solution of this remaining issue... otherwise
> all the work done until now goes lost.
> Thanks a lot!
> Costantino

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