<AWT Dev> Patch for review: TestDialogTypeAhead

Andrey Pikalev Andrey.Pikalev at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 14 01:41:27 PDT 2009

Andrew, Man,

Sorry about silence. The right person to review this change is on vacation
till the end of this week. He will review it early next week.


Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2009/9/23 Man Wong <mwong at redhat.com>:
>> Hi,
>> Webrev: http://icedtea.classpath.org/~mwong/webrevs/index.html
>> Summary: This is about jtreg bug in openjdk7, TestDialogTypeAhead ({openjdkdir}/jdk/test/java/awt/KeyboardFocusManager/TypeAhead
>>         /TestDialogTypeAhead.java). It relates to bug ID 6446952, which in the test itself includes a workaround and that causes it to fail in fedora
>>         10/11. After removing the work around, as in my webrev, the test passes. Does the fix look ok to push to the awt forest? Any comments?
>>         Thanks.
>> Man Lung Wong
> Ping!
> Can someone from the AWT team please respond on this?
> The patch removes a hack used to workaround bug 6446952, which
> (apparently) occurs sporadically on some Windows platforms.  According
> to the bug report
> (http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6446952), the bug
> itself has been fixed in 'mustang b93', whatever that is, which
> implies the hack is probably no longer needed even where 6446952 was
> evidenced.  What we do know from our testing is that this hack causes
> the test to fail consistently on GNU/Linux platforms, and removing it
> causes it to succeed.
> Does this patch look ok to push to the AWT forest?

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