RFR 7902706: IntelliJ jtreg plugin crashes because of removal of deprecated icon

Maurizio Cimadamore maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Fri Oct 16 20:28:50 UTC 2020

Thanks Jon


On 16/10/2020 20:02, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> I'm not an expert on this code, but the changes look reasonable to me.
> Given that this code has been in use for a while, you can consider 
> this as an approval.
> -- Jon
> On 6/18/20 3:07 AM, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
>> Hi,
>> this is a path that fixes the crash in the intellij jtreg plugin 
>> which started to occur in the latest version 2020.1.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcimadamore/7902706/webrev/
>> This patch is based on some work submitted few weeks ago by John Rhee 
>> [1]; I sprinkled the usual reflective goop on top to make sure that 
>> the plugin keeps working against old versions too (as the new Target 
>> icon is only defined for 2019.x).
>> I've also added an overload for a method whose implementation is 
>> deprecated, namely ConfigurationFactory::getId; this should keep 
>> things from breaking in the medium run.
>> As a general note, I see that the IDE is giving quite a bit of 
>> warning around the plugin code - in many instances IntelliJ is trying 
>> to move towards a lazier/more declarative way to register listener to 
>> events [2]. But I think a point will come in which we won't be able 
>> to evolve the plugin in a compatible way - so at some point in the 
>> future we should probably start thinking about dropping support for 
>> older version and start using 2019 as base.
>> Cheers
>> Maurizio
>> [1] - 
>> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jtreg-dev/2020-May/000826.html
>> [2] - 
>> https://www.jetbrains.org/intellij/sdk/docs/basics/plugin_structure/plugin_listeners.html

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