JDK-4755476 : RFE: JRE win32 install time support for identifying bad fonts.
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: install
  • Sub-Component: install
  • Priority: P3
  • Affected Version: 1.4.2
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submit Date: 2002-09-30
  • Updated Date: 2004-06-09
  • Resolved Date: 2003-12-17
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1.4.2_05 05Fixed
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Description
This is the companion to RFE: 4755210
A useful measure is to prevent the situation occurring in the most common
cases by identifying at installation time the fonts that may cause this kind
of crash. Installation time is preferred because it expensive to do tests at
run time, and in some cases they may be more likely to cause a crash than
prevent one.

The targetted platform is win32. win64 is a developer release and the
linux and solaris platforms have not yet been causing problems like this.

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: 1.4.2_05 generic tiger-beta FIXED IN: 1.4.2_05 tiger-beta INTEGRATED IN: 1.4.2_05 tiger-b32 tiger-beta VERIFIED IN: 1.4.2_05
2004-07-08

SUGGESTED FIX webrev: http://j2se.east/~billyh/font/
2004-07-08

PUBLIC COMMENTS Fixed verified in 1.4.2_05
2004-07-08

EVALUATION Committing to Tiger ###@###.### 2003-04-22 2D team has mentioned that they have workaround this issue at 2D runtime, so there is no need to do this RFE anymore. ###@###.### 2003-05-21 Clarification from 2D team indicates that this RFE is still wanted. ###@###.### 2003-05-21
2003-05-21