<AWT Dev> RFR: 8256465: [macos11] Java frame and dialog presented full screen freeze application

Tejpal Rebari trebari at openjdk.java.net
Tue Apr 27 07:12:33 UTC 2021

On Sat, 10 Apr 2021 23:22:06 GMT, Philip Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:

> It would be interesting to have an enumeration of known and suspected problems with this.
> * where is it inappropriate UI - if we have an unowned dialog it is really weird to popup it up in a new tab.
>   Are just at odds with the mac desktop where dialogs are always owned windows ?

Mac OS Alert opens up in new window no matter what the Prefer Tab setting is.
>   Do they imagine that all windows can layout nicely even if they don't get the size they want ?
>   I'm having trouble picturing how all this works smoothly
> * where do we have behavioural problems - full screen oddities, application freezes, incorrect behaviour
>   of menu bars .. focus ..
> * what scenarios do we need to examine  ?
> I can imagine it would take some time to properly go through all of these and I think we should
> schedule that rather than just disabling this and in all likelihood forgetting about this.
> Do we have a go-with-the disabling RFE to support it ?

I have filed a RFE for this : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8266026.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/3407

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