[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8225007: java/awt/print/PrinterJob/LandscapeStackOverflow.java may hang

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Wed May 29 22:40:16 UTC 2019

If you try to print when there is no printer the behavior is not strictly specified.


> On May 29, 2019, at 3:25 PM, Sergey Bylokhov <Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 29/05/2019 15:16, Philip Race wrote:
>> It doesn't hang there. It hangs in print().
> I guess it is even more strange, it hangs when tries to print to non-existent printer. I guess in this case the "new PrinterException("No print service found.")" should be thrown. It looks like a bug, no?
>> -phil.
>>> On 5/29/19, 3:17 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>>>> On 29/05/2019 14:09, Phil Race wrote:
>>>> think the mystery is not why it times out now, but why it did not do so earlier.
>>> But I assume it if the system does not have the printer then PrinterJob.getPrinterJob() should not hang?
>>> It looks like the test correctly assume that .getPrinterJob() should returns something even if there are no printers, and also tries to catch any exceptions in the print(); I guess its expectation are according the specification, isn't?
> -- 
> Best regards, Sergey.

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