[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Turn on Xrender by default in JDK 8

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 20:19:42 UTC 2011

This sounds like a good idea.

And if my memory is correct,  some of them find their way though
native code, so we should probably normalize those values as well for
native code after they first got detected, so a common functions would
be a nice thing to have.


2011/8/16 Jim Graham <james.graham at oracle.com>:
> We should normalize all of these via a helper function.  All combinations of
>    false, f, False, F, true, t, True, T
> should work for all boolean properties and the upper case versions should
> all be verbose.  Arguably we could easily allow any number of letters (so
> that "fal" works) by just using the "startsWith()" method instead of a
> direct equals() comparison.
> Also, if they spell the property name correctly, but we don't recognize the
> value - shouldn't we print out a complaint?
>                        ...jim
> On 8/12/2011 3:08 PM, Phil Race wrote:
>> Yes, "False" is a no-op. You need "false" .. I did almost add "False"
>> support,
>> but I was thinking of it for printing a message that the pipeline is
>> disabled,
>> however so far as I could see, no pipeline prints anything for "False",
>> even
>> if it understands it, which may only have been the case on Windows, and
>> all mis-spellings are silently ignored. Of course there's only so much we
>> can do here. If the user mis-spells the system property for example, but
>> I agree it would be nice to have some way to know that your request got
>> through.
>> I have a separate bug to clean up the pipeline verbose reporting, and
>> update user docs. I'll revisit this then.
>> -phil.
>> On 8/12/11 2:25 PM, Jim Graham wrote:
>>> You probably should have updated the verbose half of the tests while
>>> you were inverting the logic. It's only a debugging tool, but right
>>> now there is no way to verbosely turn it off like there used to be a
>>> way to verbosely turn it on. Now if someone uses "False" or "F"
>>> thinking that this will verbosely turn it off, they will have no
>>> effect...
>>> ...jim
>>> On 8/10/11 12:03 PM, Phil Race wrote:
>>>> Clemens,
>>>> I think we should turn on Xrender by default in these early days in
>>>> JDK 8
>>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/7077423/
>>>> The change itself is simple .. any concerns ?
>>>> -phil.

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