<AWT Dev> [9] Review request for 8149115: [hidpi] Linux: display-wise scaling factor should probably be taken into account

Alexandr Scherbatiy alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com
Wed Jul 6 09:26:42 UTC 2016

On 7/5/2016 9:59 PM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review fix for JDK9:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8149115
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8149115/webrev.00/
> Currently the hidpi support on linux only reads GDK_SCALE environment 
> variable to get the native scale. Although, Gnome3 and Unity DE use 
> own settings to control the interface scale. The fix adds possibility 
> to read those settings to make java apps hidpi scale similar to the 
> native apps. Currently only integer scale values are supported. If 
> native scale is not an integer value it is rounded to the nearest 
> integer.
    Should the while loop have a break statement in the 
getDesktopScale(...) method?


> --Semyon

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