<AWT Dev> <Awt Dev> [9] Review Request for 8067470: Examine if the replacement for sun.awt.SunToolkit.setLWRequestStatus should be provided

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Sat Sep 26 22:13:47 UTC 2015

My understanding according to the new javadoc:

"* If the window does transfer focus to other
  * heavyweight containers and the synchronous lightweight focus requests
  * are enabled to it then further focus behavior is unspecified."

behavior of this feature is undefined on most(all?) of our platforms, 
because it is hard to imagine that we(or application developer) can 
guarantee that the focus will never be transfered to other heavyweight 
containers. Right?

On 26.09.15 0:04, Phil Race wrote:
> Hmm. I thought Anton Tarasov was of the opinion this was not supportable
> anyway
> because of platform limitations. In other words we should not do this.
> -phil.
> On 09/25/2015 01:51 PM, Mandy Chung wrote:
>> On 09/25/2015 04:32 AM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Please review fix for JDK9:
>>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8067470
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8067470/webrev.00/
>>> The corresponding java.awt.Window method is proposed. The method is
>>> protected by a newly introduced property "awt.enableSyncLWFocus".
>> Can you explain why this setter method needs to be protected by a
>> system property?  By default this method is a nop?
>> Mandy

Best regards, Sergey.

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