JDK-4293646 : Old DSI interface should be removed
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.awt
  • Affected Version: 1.3.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 1999-11-22
  • Updated: 2000-12-23
  • Resolved: 2000-04-11
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1.4.0 betaFixed
The original DSI interface (sun.awt.DrawingSurface, etc.) has been superceded
by the new JAWT interface in kestrel. We decided to keep the old interface
around for one release; however, it should probably be removed for merlin.
Since the interface is not a public API, only customers who were specifically
notified about the interface should have ever used it. Those customers have
since been notified about the new interface.

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: merlin FIXED IN: merlin-beta INTEGRATED IN: merlin-beta

EVALUATION Commit to merlin. We may not actually do this for merlin, but we should make a decision for merlin. david.mendenhall@eng 1999-11-22 Name: rpC71689 Date: 03/29/2000 ###@###.### The old API is no longer in use, so it and all that related to it should be removed. ======================================================================


SUGGESTED FIX Name: rpC71689 Date: 03/29/2000 ###@###.### Files removed: Old DSI API: ./share/classes/sun/awt/DrawingSurface.java ./share/classes/sun/awt/DrawingSurfaceInfo.java ./share/classes/sun/awt/PhysicalDrawingSurface.java ./solaris/classes/sun/awt/motif/MDrawingSurfaceInfo.java ./solaris/classes/sun/awt/X11DrawingSurface.java ./win32/classes/sun/awt/windows/WDrawingSurfaceInfo.java ./win32/classes/sun/awt/Win32DrawingSurface.java Old DSI API tests: ./share/test/awt/drawsurface/DrawSurfaceTest.java ./solaris/test/awt/drawsurface/drawsurface.c ./solaris/test/awt/drawsurface/GNUmakefile ./solaris/test/awt/drawsurface/X11DrawSurfaceTest.java ./win32/test/awt/drawsurface/drawsurface.c ./win32/test/awt/drawsurface/Win32DrawSurfaceTracker.h ./win32/test/awt/drawsurface/Makefile ./win32/test/awt/drawsurface/Win32DrawSurfaceTest.java Files changed: Removed old native API: ./solaris/native/sun/awt/awt_DrawingSurface.c ./win32/native/sun/windows/awt_DrawingSurface.cpp ./win32/native/sun/windows/awt_DrawingSurface.h Removed canvas peers' references to DrawingSurface: ./solaris/classes/sun/awt/motif/MCanvasPeer.java ./win32/classes/sun/awt/windows/WCanvasPeer.java ======================================================================