<AWT Dev> [9] Review Request: JDK-8042087 [macosx] LWCToolkit.inokeAndWait is calling EventQueue.invokeLater

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Tue Apr 29 10:38:18 UTC 2014

On 4/29/14 12:32 PM, Petr Pchelko wrote:
> Hello, AWT Team.
> Please review the fix for the issue:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8042087
> The fix is available at:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pchelko/9/8042087/webrev/
> The problem is that we are using EventQueue.invokeLater on the Toolkit thread.
I guess the fix changes 
getSystemEventQueueForInvokeAndWait().postEvent(), and 
EventQueue.invokeLater is used in another place of LWCToolkit in 
> In applet mode this would fail with NPE. So I've removed the non-working code branch, made general cleanup and added a null check for the component provided to invokeAndWait and invokeLater methods.
> We don't have open bugs on Mac about NPE in applet mode, so most likely the removed branch was never executed. But with this fix we would catch possible errors early.
> With best regards. Petr.

Best regards, Sergey.

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