IcedTea/OpenJDK java.awt.Color support

Mark Wielaard mark at
Tue May 20 01:34:08 PDT 2008

Hi Andrew,

OIn earlier versions of IcedTea, we supplemented this hole with GNU
> Classpath color classes, which the merge removed.  I can add these
> back, but it would seem more ideal to use the same implementation as
> OpenJDK6, assuming these will eventually reach OpenJDK too.
> Is there an ETA for the color classes reaching OpenJDK? And are the
> imported classes available somewhere separately in the meantime?
> Failing the latter, I can import from OpenJDK6 but this would make
> things easier and cleaner.

The wheels of integration
turn slowly, but it seems there is actually 2d merge round is today. You
can find the actual patch at:

But I would just keep the current classpath patches since they do seem
to work fine and wait till the 2d to jdk7 master merge happens.

(Note that currently icedtea/7 tracks one particular revision [b24] of
openjdk/7), see the



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