<AWT Dev> RFR: 8201429: Support AIX Input Method Editor (IME) for AWT Input Method Framework (IMF)

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue May 8 15:24:22 UTC 2018

Build change looks good.


On 2018-05-08 02:54, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> thanks for that excellent suggestion. I already thought there should be some means to do that but was not aware of how that could be accomplished. I updated the webrev in place.
> Thanks
> Christoph
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Erik Joelsson [mailto:erik.joelsson at oracle.com]
>> Sent: Freitag, 4. Mai 2018 17:45
>> To: Langer, Christoph <christoph.langer at sap.com>; awt-
>> dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Cc: build-dev at openjdk.java.net; ppc-aix-port-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Subject: Re: RFR: 8201429: Support AIX Input Method Editor (IME) for AWT
>> Input Method Framework (IMF)
>> Hello,
>> It looks like what you are trying to achieve is to override
>> awt_InputMethod.c with an OS specific version of that file. We have a
>> construct for this in SetupNativeCompilation that should handle it
>> automatically, if you just list the source dirs in priority order. I
>> would suggest leveraging this by making this change instead:
>> First in the list of LIBAWT_XAWT_DIRS (line 272), prepend a line like this:
>> $(wildcard
>> $(TOPDIR)/src/java.desktop/$(OPENJDK_TARGET_OS)/native/libawt_xawt)
>> \
>> /Erik
>> On 2018-05-04 07:07, Langer, Christoph wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> please help reviewing the contribution of the support for the AIX Input
>> Method Editor (IME) in AWT's Input Method Framework.
>>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~clanger/webrevs/8201429.1/
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201429
>>> I took Ichiroh's initial proposal [1] and tried to integrate it better with
>> existing code. I have split
>> src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethod.java into
>>> a) a base class containing the common code:
>> src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethodBase.java
>>> b) a specific class for the common Linux/Unixes:
>> src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethod.java and
>>> c) a specific class for AIX:
>> src/java.desktop/aix/classes/sun/awt/X11InputMethod.java
>>> The AIX specific additions to the native code of
>> src/java.desktop/unix/native/libawt_xawt/awt/awt_InputMethod.c were so
>> much that I decided to add a specific implementation file for AIX:
>> src/java.desktop/aix/native/libawt_xawt/awt/awt_InputMethod_aix.c. The
>> changes to the former file are some cleanups.
>>> I'm still in the process of testing the changes - but maybe you can run
>> further tests, especially on non-AIX unixes to make sure we didn't break
>> something.
>>> Thanks & Best regards
>>> Christoph
>>> [1]: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/awt-dev/2018-
>> April/013869.html

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