<AWT Dev> Proposal:AIX's IME support

Ichiroh Takiguchi takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Apr 10 12:16:51 UTC 2018

Hello Sergey.

I don't have permission to put webrev file into cr.openjdk.java.net.
Would you be able to put it there if I email it to you ?

On 2018-04-10 07:39, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> 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.

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