<AWT Dev>  Review request for 8177919: java.awt.Desktop.setDefaultMenuBar() should be specified to throw IllegalStateException
alexander.zvegintsev at oracle.com
Thu Apr 13 17:38:44 UTC 2017
Actually it does nothing on Windows and Linux.
Please review another version of the fix,
it enables default menubar regardless of apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar
and restores an old default MenuBarUI when it is used in JFrame.
On 11/04/2017 21:16, Phil Race wrote:
> I'd like to understand the big picture here
> Q1. What does this Desktop API do on Windows and Linux ?
> Q2. If someone calls this API it is pretty clear what they want.
> Why do we require that they be running Aqua when a lot of the
> requests were
> specifically about de-coupling it from Aqua?
> It is not apparent to me why they must learn about an
> undocumented option to get
> what they want. And the implNote is misleading (or wrong even)
> since there is a way
> to do it without Aqua. It is just not advertised.
> And it is *even weirder* to add that note if Mac is the only
> platform that supports this ...
> On 04/11/2017 08:41 AM, Alexander Zvegintsev wrote:
>> please review the fix
>> for the issue
>> This fix removes throwing of ISE, this allows to use default menu bar
>> with LaF's other than Aqua (with apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar set to
>> This became possible after JDK-8166683 fix.
>> Current documentation of Desktop.setDefaultMenuBar() has implnotes:
>> * @implNote Aqua Look and Feel should be active to support this
>> on Mac OS.
>> I leave it unchanged, since I don't want to advertise the
>> apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar property.
>>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8166683
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