[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] NPE in Java Print

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Thu May 9 20:00:35 UTC 2019

Hi Mark,

This was assigned a bug id :
and I already closed it as a dup of a fixed bug :


On 5/9/19 12:52 PM, Mark A. Claassen wrote:
> In trying to be helpful to the OpenJDK community, I wanted to report a bug.  Not sure what the best way is to do this right now, so I reported it to Oracle, and now on this list.  (The Oracle bug is still being reviewed (Internal review ID : 9060615).
> Anyway, I found the NPE and "fixed it" by guarding against the NULL value.  This change below works for me.
> We have 3 HP printers, two of them could not print until I implemented this work-around.  With this, everything seems to work fine.
> (I told Oracle that I thought the two failing printers were color, but I apparently only one of those was color.  Sorry.)
> I am not sure if this is a valid bug fix, or the real error is in the object creating the attributes; it doesn't look like the other attributes can be NULL.
> "printerResAttr" is "protected", but I could find no other reference to it in the Java source code.
> Anyway, for us, these two printers cannot print with any released version of Java 11 or Java 12.  I submitted a test program with the Oracle bug report, but can also supply them here if that would help.
> Thanks for your time,
> Mark
> -----------------------
> Changed Lines 1273-1285 in sun.print.RasterPrinterJob
>          printerResAttr = (PrinterResolution)attributes.get(PrinterResolution.class);
>          if (service.isAttributeCategorySupported(PrinterResolution.class)) {
>              if (!isSupportedValue(printerResAttr,  attributes)) {
>                 printerResAttr = (PrinterResolution)
>                     service.getDefaultAttributeValue(PrinterResolution.class);
>              }
>              if (printerResAttr != null) { //LINE ADDED
>                  double xr =
>                     printerResAttr.getCrossFeedResolution(ResolutionSyntax.DPI);
>                  double yr = printerResAttr.getFeedResolution(ResolutionSyntax.DPI);
>                  setXYRes(xr, yr);
>              } //LINE ADDED
>          }
> Mark Claassen
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