[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFC: Fix for JDK-8188030

Mario Torre neugens at redhat.com
Mon Jun 11 15:23:48 UTC 2018

Hi Phil,

I realise this is quite an old thread, but do you think I can request
the proposed patch [1] for backport to 8?

We've been shipping it in our RPMs for some time but I think it would
be much nicer to have this upstreamed for all to consume.


[1] http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~neugens/8188030/webrev-jdk8.01/

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 6:20 PM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
> Sorry .. but there may be more work needed on 8 that I forgot about.
> But its for Oracle JDK to account for the fact that CFF fonts are still
> being excluded there.
> In a nutshell .. if we end up with zero fonts as a result .. just add the
> Oracle JDK's Lucida Sans
> as slot 0 font so that there is SOMETHING.
> However I know you can't test this .. since you don't have that font.
> So if you'd prefer to stick to what you can test I'd quite understand and
> we'd handle that part separately.
> -phil.
> On 11/15/2017 09:07 AM, Mario Torre wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 5:46 PM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> Mario,
>>> Can you please request 8 backport approval for this version (which I have
>>> approved as below)
>>> I know some internal folks who like to see it in 8 as well and I had to
>>> tell
>>> them you already have a fix for 8 in hand ..
>>> The jdk-updates project is only for 9+ so the usual old 8 rules should
>>> apply
>>> for this.
>> Right, I was sidetracked by that discussion but this is on my list,
>> I'm preparing the backport request as we speak.
>> Cheers,
>> Mario

Mario Torre
Associate Manager, Software Engineering
Red Hat GmbH <https://www.redhat.com>
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