<AWT Dev> [7u4] Review request for 7154177: [macosx] An invisible owner frame becomes visible upon clicking a child window

Anthony Petrov anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Tue Mar 20 05:07:18 PDT 2012

Hi Sergey,

Thanks for the review. Indeed, a test case should be fine for this fix, 
so here's the updated webrev:


As to the 2), I prefer to not add tests for things that should be 
improved eventually, so instead I've filed a CR 7155164 to address this 
issue later.

best regards,

On 3/19/2012 4:23 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> Hi Anthony.
> probably it would be good to add 2 regression tests for this issue?
> 1) For the current issue, which wasn't found by the existing tests.
> 2) For the issue which was not resolved in the current fix.
> 16.03.2012 19:22, Anthony Petrov wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Please review a fix for http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=7154177 
>> at:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~anthony/7u4-5-invisibleOwner-7154177.0/
>> Basically, with this fix we make sure we never make an invisible 
>> window an owner or a child for another window on the native level. 
>> This way the OS won't accidentally show an invisible window on the 
>> screen.
>> Note that there's one scenario that isn't handled properly with this fix:
>>>         //       visible root owner
>>>         //          invisible owner
>>>         //              visible dialog
>> In this case the visible dialog will not be tied with the visible root 
>> owner by the child-parent relationship. However, this scenario seems 
>> to be very unlikely to occur in real life.
>> -- 
>> best regards,
>> Anthony

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