Review request: JDK-7162111 TEST_BUG: change tests run in headless mode [macosx] (open part)

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Nov 22 08:41:54 UTC 2012

On 22/11/2012 07:38, Alexey Utkin wrote:
> :
> I take in account  the AWT problem on Mac OS:
> in ssh session  due to compatibility reason AWT switches to X11 
> toolkit if DISPLAY variable is defined.
> But Mac OS implementation of X11 toolkit has a deadlock/linkage problems.
> In JDK8 the X11 toolkit support is obsolete and problem would be 
> resolved by AWT team.
Alexey - can you explain this comment a bit further? Are you saying that 
the X11 support has been removed or will be removed? We've had major 
grief get automated testing running on Mac OSX and I would prefer not to 
remove the tests from the ProblemList until we are confident that the 
AWT deadlock issue has been resolved.


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