<AWT Dev> Add mutter as a window manager.

Artem Ananiev artem.ananiev at oracle.com
Mon Apr 9 04:10:51 PDT 2012

Hi, Omair,

although the patch is technically fine, I'm reluctant to any changes 
like this. Ideally, in AWT code we shouldn't have any WM checks at all: 
all of them are workarounds for various problems with our and their code.

I really hope we can drop most of the ancient WMs listed in the XWM 
class (MOTIF, OPENLOOK, CDE, SAWFISH, etc) in JDK8. We know AWT/Swing 
works fine on the modern WMs that conform to ICCCM and NET standards, 
and I don't see any reasons to have (and add more!) workarounds for 
non-conformant window managers.



On 4/9/2012 2:28 AM, Omair Majid wrote:
> On 05/10/2011 12:07 PM, Phil Race wrote:
>> So the repos aren't "open" any more. Only approved fixes can go in.
>> There was email on this a couple of weeks ago.
> I have updated Denis' patch to apply to jdk8. Webrev available at:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~omajid/mutter-support/01/
> Thoughts?
> Cheers,
> Omair

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