<AWT Dev> RFR: 8257853: Remove dependencies on JNF's JNI utility functions in AWT and 2D code [v7]

Alan Snyder javalists at cbfiddle.com
Sat Dec 19 00:40:21 UTC 2020

If it’s better than JNF, as you suggest, perhaps it should be released and supported.


> On Dec 18, 2020, at 4:28 PM, Philip Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
> Not something I'd considered as a goal.
> I suppose its part of OpenJDK which means it will be there for anyone to use under the GPL2+CP ...
> but there's no thought of delivering it like we deliver jni.h with the binary JDK distribution.
> -phil.
> On 12/18/20, 4:23 PM, Alan Snyder wrote:
>> I use JNF in my own (non-JDK) code, and I assume others do also.
>> Will the macOS JNI support functions and macros you want to use in the JDK be available for use in non-JDK code?

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