RFR: 8212794 IBM-964 and IBM-29626C are required for AIX default charset
takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Nov 15 00:29:02 UTC 2018
I know your point, but it's default encoding issue.
User cannot start OpenJDK JDK9/10/11/12 on ja_JP(IBM29626C) and
locale on AIX.
But IBM964 cannot be used for default encoding in current setting.
This fix is really required on OpenJDK for AIX.
On 2018-11-15 04:50, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Ichiroh, IBM/AIX people should reach consensus on how to handle IBM
> charsets. I'm going to add some IBM people who might know or care.
> (I haven't used AIX in 20 years)
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:23 AM, Ichiroh Takiguchi <
> takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>> Martin Buchholz suggested me via bugs.openjdk.java.net,
>> I should not touch non AIX side.
>> So I rewrote another code.
>> Could you review the fix again ?
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8212794
>> Change: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~itakiguchi/8212794/webrev.01/
>> I don't want to touch non AIX side code, but I need to rename 3 files
>> to avoid compilation issue.
>> IBM33722.java -> IBM33722.java.template
>> IBM964.java -> IBM964.java.template
>> SimpleEUCEncoder.java -> SimpleEUCEncoder.java.template
>> Ichiroh Takiguchi
>> IBM Japan, Ltd.
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: RFR: 8212794 IBM-964 and IBM-29626C are required for AIX
>> default charset
>> Date: 2018-11-08 20:13
>> From: Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com>
>> To: Ichiroh Takiguchi <takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Java Core Libs <core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net>,
>> ppc-aix-port-dev at openjdk.java.net, "SHEN, XUEMING" <
>> xueming.shen at oracle.com>, Alan Bateman
>> <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>
>> Hi Ichiroh,
>> sorry, but unfortunately, this change is way beyond my level of
>> You should try to get a review from Sherman or Alan.
>> On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 3:33 PM Ichiroh Takiguchi
>> <takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>>> Could you review the fix ?
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8212794
>>> Change: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~itakiguchi/8212794/webrev.00/
>>> I'd like to obtain a sponsor for this issue.
>>> IBM964 charset and IBM29626C charset are required for default charset
>>> on AIX zh_TW and ja_JP locale.
>>> OpenJDK already has IBM964, but it could not be configured for
>>> IBM29626C is new one.
>>> (IBM33722 extends IBM29626C class)
>>> I knew IBM charsets would need to move to somewhere.
>>> The discussion was started by "Adding new IBM extended charsets". 
>>> But it's related default charset issue.
>>> Please put them inside of OpenJDK.
>>> About IBM964,
>>> Bhaktavatsal started the discussion .
>>> Sherman said that 
>>> the new model (open/make/data/charetmapping), instead of
>>> the map
>>> into the source code.
>>> This fix only has small sized hard-coded mapping,
>>> IBM964/IBM29626C/IBM33722 refer other charsets conversion table
>>> which are using the new model.
>>> And class file is smaller then before.
>>> Still I used SimpleEUCEncoder class because it's stable.
>>> I think we may re-write it by IBM charsets renewal.
>>> Ichiroh Takiguchi
>>> IBM Japan, Ltd.
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