<AWT Dev> <Awt Dev> [9] Review Request for 8021961: setAlwaysOnTop doesn't behave correctly in Linux/Solaris under certain scenarios

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Wed Feb 10 11:06:28 UTC 2016

Looks fine.

On 01.10.15 21:27, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
> The fix is amended : plese review the new version
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8021961/webrev.01/
> It is taken into account that the transientFor chain may be longer and
> also the fact that visibility of the parent window may be changed after
> the setting the alwaysOnTop property value.
> Sorry for possible inconveniences.
> --Semyon
> On 10/1/2015 1:25 PM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Please review fix for JDK9:
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8021961
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8021961/webrev.00/
>> X-window manager cannot correctly handle "alwaysOnTop" for the child
>> windows (dialogs) which parent is invisible. The reason for that that
>> transientFor hint is wrong in this scenario because it points to an
>> invisible window. To fix that on Java side the transientFor is set to
>> the root window for the childs of invisible parent and their type is
>> set to normal window (not dialog).
>> --Semyon

Best regards, Sergey.

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