[7u4] Request for phase 2 approval for CR 7150516 - [macosx] appletviewer shouldn't link against libX11 on the Mac

Edvard Wendelin edvard.wendelin at oracle.com
Fri Mar 2 12:30:47 PST 2012


On Mar 2, 2012, at 4:48 PM, Anthony Petrov wrote:

> Bug: http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=7150516
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~anthony/x-22-appletviewerLibX11-7150516.0/
> Review thread:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/macosx-port-dev/2012-March/003457.html
> Reviewer: Mike Swingler (swingler)
> Rationale for inclusion in 7u4: X11 is an optional package on Mac OS X. Since OpenJDK on the Mac uses Cocoa for GUI, the tools shouldn't link against an unused GUI library. With this fix we eliminate the dependency on the libX11 library.
> --
> best regards,
> Anthony

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