<AWT Dev> Review request for JDK-8038631: Create wrapper for awt.Robot with additional functionality

Yuri Nesterenko yuri.nesterenko at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 11:56:43 UTC 2014

On 04/03/2014 03:27 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> On 03.04.2014 11:01, Yuri Nesterenko wrote:
>> On 04/02/2014 07:07 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>> There's some sort of a logistics issue here. The existing corpus of
>> the client tests is huge, and making a drastic change like introducing
>> realSync would inevitably break some of them. Nobody knows
>> how many.
>> The operational plan is to give an important change some time
>> in limbo before adding it
>> to JDK/src -- but at the same time to do our porting job.
>> That would require some (a lot of) test run analysis with
>> internal JDK builds -- but in background.
> I think it will be simple to add a few methods to the robot class. No?
> Otherwise you have to change tests again? We can start from the simple
> glade and type.
> It will be integrated early and bugs will be found early as well. But
> thats up to you.

Well yes, that part would be simple. But to move methods to the parent
also will be simple, and we will do it for some methods anyway.
For tests it is completely transparent from where some method come,
so they will not change.


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