<AWT Dev> Proposal:AIX's CDE/MWM support

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Thu May 17 16:00:52 UTC 2018

I think we'd need to see the actual proposed changes and understand the 
for ongoing support as we no longer support any platform which has a CDE 
Solaris 11.3 uses Gnome, so we'd be more inclined to be ripping out such 
support rather
than adding to it.


On 05/17/2018 04:18 AM, Ichiroh Takiguchi wrote:
> Hello,
> IBM would like to contribute AIX's CDE (Common Desktop Environment) 
> DTWM (Desktop Window Manager) /MWM (Motif Window Manager) support to 
> OpenJDK project.
> I'd like contribute following 5 files:
> M src/java.desktop/share/classes/sun/font/FontUtilities.java
> (Add isAIX flag to determine AIX platform for GUI environment)
> M src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11/MotifColorUtilities.java
> (Add High Color support on CDE, OpenJDK just supports Medium Color) [1]
> M src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11/XDecoratedPeer.java
> (Avoid miss calculation for window position under DTWM/MWM by 
> XMapRaised/XMapWindow)
> M src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11/XWM.java
> (Detect MWM on AIX platform)
> M src/java.desktop/unix/classes/sun/awt/X11/XWindowPeer.java
> (Add non-focusable window support on DTWM/MWM for AIX, because 
> DTWM/MWM does not have enough features for ICCCM)
> I appreciate any feedback please, and how I would go about obtaining a 
> sponsor and contributor ?
> Thanks,
> Ichiroh Takiguchi
> IBM Japan, Ltd.
> [1] 
> https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19253-01/806-7492/fontsandcolors-15233/index.html

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