[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8210863: Remove Xrandr include files from JDK sources

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Wed Oct 31 19:17:59 UTC 2018

Erik has an updated devkit that is a pre-requisite for that. It is already
pushed and I tested with his patch which will make the new devkit the 

So mach5 is green once Erik pushes his devkit fix which I have tested
to make sure we always have the header files on otherwise "minimally"
configured linux build systems.

Ergo, this will go in only once he has pushed his fix :


On 10/31/18 12:02 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> Looks fine, I assume mach5 is green.
> On 31/10/2018 11:57, Phil Race wrote:
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8210863
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8210863/
>> JDK imported Xrandr headers into it's source a really long time ago 
>> because
>> old build systems did not have it. We no longer have that problem, so 
>> we can
>> remove these.
>> I am not changing the code to remove the dynamic loading of the 
>> functions and
>> change it to compile time link against them.
>> We can probably do that too at a later time,  but the immediate goal 
>> is to
>> remove these source files since they are imported 3rd party sources.
>> -phil.

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