Request to backport "6296893: BMP Writer handles TopDown property incorrectly,for some of the compression types" into OpenJDK6
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Tue Sep 13 16:57:46 PDT 2011
On 11:59 Tue 13 Sep , Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> I am scratching my head on this one.
> I am not an imageio expert, but from what I read I am a bit concerned that people may have found
> workarounds for this problem, and this change could possibly break their workarounds.
> I know that sounds silly, but there it is. Is that possible?
> Can someone assure me that this change is harmless to the current complete jdk6 community?
People can do all sorts of crazy hacks in their own code. We shouldn't not fix bugs
because there's a risk it might break someone's code. If that was true, nothing would
ever get done.
Besides, given the fix is already in 7, such hacks are going to be broken now anyway.
> On Sep 12, 2011, at 11:24 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > On 10:25 Mon 12 Sep , Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
> >> Greetings,
> >> I'd like to backport the following change:
> >> "6296893: BMP Writer handles TopDown property incorrectly
> >> for some of the compression types" into OpenJDK6
> >> Webrev is available here:
> >> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ptisnovs/6296893/
> >> This change has been tested without problems (including the new regression test
> >> included in this backport).
> >> Can anybody please review this change & assign bug ID to it?
> >> Thank you in advance,
> >> Pavel
> > You already have a bug ID; 6296893.
> > Can I approve this as an OpenJDK6 reviewer?
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