[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8064833 : [macosx] Native font lookup uses family+style, not full name/postscript name

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Wed Dec 24 08:22:50 UTC 2014

Hi, Phil.
On 24.12.2014 0:30, Phil Race wrote:
> Because the whole problem is mac-specific and you can't find the 
> situation
> with the fonts that cause this problem elsewhere. Its really iffy to 
> test at all ..
> Note that I am using glyphcodes, which means you have to know exactly
> what font you have.
I just install "Helvetica Light Oblique" on my windows os and the test 
produces partially correct string. 0x03 code is " instead of simple 
space. Is that expected?
> -phil.
>> On 15.12.2014 23:20, Phil Race wrote:
>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8064833
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8064833/
>>> OS X font look up is using family name + style - even when using 
>>> deriveFont
>>> from a specific font. Since the family name like "Helvetica" is 
>>> insufficient to
>>> convey that you are using the "Helvetica Light" subfamily and we get 
>>> the
>>> wronf font.
>>> The provided test shows that the results can be completely garbage 
>>> rendering.
>>> Some clean up included here is remove the unconditional define of 
>>> DEBUG and
>>> the native 'isFakeItalic' variable which was not used anywhere.
>>> -phil.

Best regards, Sergey.

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