Request for Approval: Backport of JDK-8188030: AWT java apps fail to start when some minimal fonts are present

Mario Torre neugens at
Wed Jun 13 12:39:43 UTC 2018

Hello Rob,

Sorry to resurrect this old thread.

I would like to ask permission to push the following change to jdk8u-dev:

The discussion is here (it spans multiple months, I apologise in
advance, but I'm linking the final decision):

The original bug is here:

There may be some additional work necessary for the closed JDK, but I
have no way to test that, in that case there may be a follow up bug to
address the missing part and I'll be happy to assist if necessary
where possible.


On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Rob McKenna <rob.mckenna at> wrote:
> Hi Mario,
> Given that there are changes you'll need to get the new fix reviewed
> first.
> Once that is done the request will be processed.
> If approved you can then push using the master bug id.
>     -Rob
> On 15/11/17 18:17, Mario Torre wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I would like to backport the fix for:
>> To OpenJDK8 updates dev:
>> The fix is slightly different than the fix for 10 [1] since we want to
>> preserve the status for the Oracle build that I'm told does not
>> support the CFF fonts in 8:
>> I apologise for continually asking this, I promise I'll write this
>> down this time, but I don't remember what's the next step after that,
>> just push the fix after approval with the same bug id, right?
>> Cheers,
>> Mario
>> [1]

Mario Torre
Associate Manager, Software Engineering
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