<AWT Dev> RfR JDK-8055160
peter.brunet at oracle.com
Mon Mar 16 20:52:43 UTC 2015
The following patch to accessibility related code is for the modularity
The Java Access Bridge (which provides access to Java for example by
screen readers used by those who are blind) is currently loaded by
Toolkit via reflection as a JDK specific feature. The prior means of
loading the JAB relies on the Java extension mechanism and the JAB class
file being located in lib/ext. The Java extension mechanism no longer
exits in Java 9. The new code uses a service provider interface in
preparation for loading the Java Access Bridge and other service
provider implementations as modules.
The following is the change to java.awt.Toolkit.
The following defines the new accessibility SPI (Service Provider
The following are tests for the new service provider.
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