JDK-5054333 : Eliminate robot process on Unix
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.awt
  • Affected Version: 6
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: linux
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2004-05-28
  • Updated: 2006-09-04
  • Resolved: 2006-09-04
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Robot process is no longer necessary on Unix. The reason it was added was to be able to work with robot while AWT_LOCK is being held. This is no longer a case - we don't do any complex actions while holding AWT_LOCK. Robot child process should be replaced with direct XTest function calls.