<AWT Dev> RFR: 8136570: Avoid setting environment variables related to /usr/dt

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Wed Sep 16 00:09:37 UTC 2015

We would be entirely happy if the environment frobbing code were to be
Should I change my code to do that?

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:

> I don't understand that original assessment.
> Switching to XAWT had no impact on this code except to make it pointless.
> i.e it did not prevent its execution.
> I doubt there is any code left in the JDK that will derive any
> benefit from it still being there. All CDE/Motif & Xt related code is gone.
> This should have been removed along with it but was doubtless not
> in plain sight to whoever did that.
> So unless I am missing something you could go further and just delete it.
> -phil.
> On 9/15/2015 3:13 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> I reported this bug 12 years ago, but it was closed Will Not Fix, and
>> this year I see java programs crashing because of it!
>> This is a partial fix.
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8136570
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-4953367
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/usr-dt-environment/ <
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Emartin/webrevs/openjdk9/usr-dt-environment/
>> >
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