<AWT Dev> RFR: 8257242: [macOS] Java app crashes while switching input methods

Prasanta Sadhukhan psadhukhan at openjdk.java.net
Mon Nov 30 17:12:57 UTC 2020

On Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:04:57 GMT, Sergey Bylokhov <serb at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> It seems the patch for https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8248532 causes a crash, as it attempts to call a method selector on a class for an instance method (- keyboardInputSourceChanged). It was not observed in 10.14 but seen in 10.15 or later.
>> It resulted in crash as we are passing [AWTView class] as an instance to the notification observer but notification function keyboardInputSourceChanged is not a member function.
>> Modified the code to make that function a class-level function so that it does not crash.
>> mucommander.app, JDK-8214578 testcase worked with this change.
> Do you have a chance to reproduce this crash?

No, but Alex did as he has Catalina and my patch solved his crash.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1517

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