<AWT Dev> RFR: 8136570: Avoid setting environment variables related to /usr/dt
philip.race at oracle.com
Thu Sep 17 16:10:37 UTC 2015
+1 ( ie approved). May need a core-libs reviewer too ?
On 9/16/2015 10:53 AM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Webrev regenerated
> and is now the best kind of change, a pure-deletion change.
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com
> <mailto:philip.race at oracle.com>> wrote:
> That is fine by me. If any one on awt-dev knows of a reason to keep it
> they should speak up.
> On 9/15/15 5:09 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> We would be entirely happy if the environment frobbing code were
>> to be deleted.
>> Should I change my code to do that?
>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Phil Race
>> <philip.race at oracle.com <mailto:philip.race at oracle.com>> wrote:
>> I don't understand that original assessment.
>> Switching to XAWT had no impact on this code except to make
>> it pointless.
>> i.e it did not prevent its execution.
>> I doubt there is any code left in the JDK that will derive any
>> benefit from it still being there. All CDE/Motif & Xt related
>> code is gone.
>> This should have been removed along with it but was doubtless not
>> in plain sight to whoever did that.
>> So unless I am missing something you could go further and
>> just delete it.
>> On 9/15/2015 3:13 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> I reported this bug 12 years ago, but it was closed Will
>> Not Fix, and this year I see java programs crashing
>> because of it!
>> This is a partial fix.
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