JDK-7150089 : [macosx] Default for a custom cursor created from non-existent image is not transparent
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.awt
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: os_x
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2012-03-01
  • Updated: 2012-05-11
  • Resolved: 2012-04-09
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Run the closed/java/awt/Cursor/InvalidImageCustomCursorTest/InvalidImageCustomCursorTest.
Since 1.3 release, there is an approach adopted for cursors created from non-existent image to make them transparent. It is an additional well-known if not exactly documented feature (see discussion in 4212593). This behavior was implemented in Apple jdk6.

Now, the cursor is not transparent in jdk7 for Mac. It defaults to the, well, default cursor. Apparently it should be fixed.

EVALUATION Well, we need to handle this case