<AWT Dev>  Review Request: JDK-8039377 Clipboard should post notifications without using the EventQueue.invokeLater
anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Mon Apr 7 13:42:53 UTC 2014
Clipboard is a part of AWT API. The AWT is a multi-threaded GUI toolkit,
which means that users can call Clipboard's methods on any thread. If we
remove invokeLater(), we break this contract, which I'm not sure we want
On 4/7/2014 5:16 PM, Petr Pchelko wrote:
> Hello, AWT Team.
> Please review the fix for the issue:
> The fix is here:
> The problem: Clipboard depend on the EventQueue. The solution - remove the invokeLater. The Clipboard object is used only as a Swing sandbox clipboard which is used from the EDT.
> The user can't use in as the System clipboard, so there's no worries about the callback being executed on some privileged thread. So we can simply remove the invokeLater here.
> With best regards. Petr.
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