<AWT Dev> RFR: 8221741 [AIX] Unexpected X11 bitmap fonts are loaded because of fontconfig.properties

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Apr 2 14:18:55 UTC 2019

Before even looking at this, I ask that you re-post it to the correct list,
which is 2d-dev, not awt-dev, and don't include awt-dev on that re-send.


On 4/2/19, 4:50 AM, Ichiroh Takiguchi wrote:
> Hello.
> Could you review the fix ?
> Bug:    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8221741
> Change: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~itakiguchi/8221741/webrev.00/
> I'd like to obtain a sponsor for this issue.
> On AIX platform, fontconfig.properties file is used to pick up proper 
> fonts.
> TrueType font settings are written by XLFD format on 
> fontconfig.properties file.
> On current implementation, Java tries to load X11 bitmap fonts even if 
> these are not used.
> This font load work is almost name as "xlsfonts -ll".
> It spends many CPU time and memories.
> Just font name format should be supported.
> To SAP representative,
> I have a question about copyright year on 
> make/data/fontconfig/aix.fontconfig.properties.
> Please let me know how I should write down copyright year.
> Thanks,
> Ichiroh Takiguchi
> IBM Japan, Ltd.

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