[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] JDK-8153732 would it be possible to extend the PrintServiceLookup with a refresh method?

Patrick Reinhart patrick at reini.net
Wed May 25 19:59:24 UTC 2016

Hi everyone,

I know you that this issue does not have the highest priority. Even
though I would like to work on a possible solution without having to
relay exclusively on a OS specific solution. I have looked into the
different actual implementations of the PrintServiceLookup and found out
that there all having already such a functionality that is called

My question is now: Could this method not me made available as a public
API method on the PrintServiceLookup? That would solve my problem in a
pretty simple way, that if a remote printer is being changed this method
could be called to manually refresh the printers.

What is your opinion about this?


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