<AWT Dev> Proposal:AIX's IME support

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Mon Apr 9 22:39:29 UTC 2018

Hi, Ichiroh.
Your contribution is welcome. Can you send the change for review as a 
webrev on cr.openjdk.java.net?

On 09/04/2018 02:09, Ichiroh Takiguchi wrote:
> Hello,
> IBM would like to propose another Input Method Framework (IMF) 
> implementation against IBM AIX platform.
> Same IMF implementation was used by IBM Java8 for AIX.
> IBM would like to contribute this IMF implementation to OpenJDK project.
> AIX's Input Method Editor (IME) working behavior is not same as Linux's 
> and Solaris' one.
> On OpenJDK JDK9 for AIX, users cannot input any East Asian character 
> with their locale by this IME.
> We think this situation is critical.
> Put modified files under src/java.desktop/aix/* directories in order not 
> to affect the other unix platform.
> I'd like contribute following 4 files:
> M make/lib/Awt2dLibraries.gmk
> A src/java.desktop/aix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethod.java
> A src/java.desktop/aix/native/libawt_xawt/awt/awt_InputMethod.c
> A src/java.desktop/aix/native/libawt_xawt/xawt/XlibWrapper.c
> We need to apply too many changes including JNI, so we copied following 
> 3 files from unix directory to aix directory:
> * src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethod.java
> * src/java.desktop/unix/native/libawt_xawt/awt/awt_InputMethod.c
> * src/java.desktop/unix/native/libawt_xawt/xawt/XlibWrapper.c
> Then, we modified them.
> I'd appreciate any feedback please, and how I would go about obtaining a 
> sponsor and contributor?
> Thanks,
> Ichiroh Takiguchi
> IBM Japan, Ltd.

Best regards, Sergey.

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