[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Request to backport fix for 6708392 to openjdk6

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sat Sep 12 11:21:19 UTC 2009

2009/9/11 Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at sun.com>:
> Hello.
> For fixes that have been soaking in JDK 7 for a while, there is a
> presumption of their validity.  So by default I'm happy to have additional
> such fixes backported to OpenJDK 6, assuming the change is appropriate for
> the release, doesn't change the API, etc.

So if a changeset has appeared in, say two or more build drops, we can
just commit it to OpenJDK as long as it doesn't add API?  Or am I
reading too much into this statement?

> -Joe
> Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> Hi SunToolkit.setOverrideRedirect team,
>> Google engineers have found that
>> 6708392: Provide internal API to create OverrideRedirect windows, XToolkit
>> is a showstopper bug,
>> (for folks using NX on Windows or Mac)
>> and that the fix in openjdk7 fixes it,
>> when trivially backported to openjdk6.
>> Many thanks to Brian Duff for the hard work of
>> testing and debugging.
>> I'd like to commit this fix to openjdk6.
>> Webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk6/SunToolkit.setOverrideRedirect/
>> Martin

Andrew :-)

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