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authorVeronika Irvine2002-03-21 22:20:24 +0000
committerVeronika Irvine2002-03-21 22:20:24 +0000
commitabb96db3337532f7e1c6236de4d739c5a25fa993 (patch)
parentaac0bef47c127ad81511872cddeb398152b9cc04 (diff)
*** empty log message ***v2031_patch
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diff --git a/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/readme_swt.html b/bundles/org.eclipse.swt/readme_swt.html
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@@ -21,9 +21,9 @@ Notices</h3>
Table Of Contents</h3>
&nbsp;1. Known Issues
-99.1 Known Issues</h3>
+1 Known Issues</h3>
-99.1.1 Available Colors on 8-bit Linux</h4>
+1.1 Available Colors on 8-bit Linux</h4>
Typically, in Gnome Linux installs running with 8 bitplain visuals (i.e. 256 color mode), before the
Eclipse application is started, you already do not have any free colors. This may mean that Eclipse
@@ -31,50 +31,35 @@ is unable to allocate the default widget background color causing it to display
The functionality, however, is not affected.
-99.1.2 XInitThreads and Linux</h4>
-SWT makes use of the XInitThreads system function to allow graphics routines to
-be invoked from non-user-interface threads. However, the implementation of XInitThreads
-on Linux has several issues, which cause the following SWT problems:
-<dt><b>Printing Support</b></dt>
-<dd>The X printing extension implementation on Linux currently does not work for applications
- which are XInitThreads enabled. This makes it impossible for us to provide printing
- support on Linux. Until this is rectified, <code>Printer.getPrinterList()</code> will
- always return an empty array on the Linux platform.</dd>
-<dt><b>Drag and Drop</b></dt>
-<dd>On Motif, SWT only supports dragging between windows running on the same system process.
- In particular, dragging a file between Eclipse and another application will cause the
- drop target application to hang. This is a result of a bug in the Motif libraries for
- applications that are running XInitThreads.</dd>
-<dt><b>IME Support</b></dt>
-<dd>The Japanese IME support provided by Linux is currently incompatible with applications
- which are XInitThreads enabled, and will cause them to hang.</dd>
+1.2 Printing Support</h4>
+The X printing extension implementation on Linux is currently disabled because
+it can take up to 7 seconds to determine that the X print server is not running.
+Until this is rectified, <code>Printer.getPrinterList()</code> will always return
+an empty array on the Linux platform.</dd>
-99.1.3 Disposing in a Focus Event</h4>
+1.3 Disposing in a Focus Event</h4>
Applications should not dispose widgets in focus changing events. Doing so on Motif may cause Eclipse to terminate,
since Motif accesses the disposed widget within their internal focus change event handler.
Similar but less serious issues exist on Windows such that occasionally an SWT exception can be thrown.
-99.1.4 List and ComboBox on Windows NT</h4>
+1.4 List and ComboBox on Windows NT</h4>
On Windows NT only, you should avoid creating items in a List or ComboBox with strings longer than 1000 characters.
Doing so may result in a General Protection Fault. This has been fixed in more recent versions of Windows.
-99.1.5 BiDi Support</h4>
+1.5 BiDi Support</h4>
The StyledText widget now provides bidirectional language support for Hebrew and Arabic locales.
Currently, this support is available only on win32, and has several known problems. It should be
considered to be a preliminary implementation only.
-99.1.6 Cursor constructor arguments</h4>
+1.6 Cursor constructor arguments</h4>
In the constructor <code>Cursor(Device device, ImageData source, ImageData mask, int hotspotX, int hotspotY)</code>,
when both a source and mask argument are specified (i.e. mask is not null), the meaning of the two arguments is
@@ -83,26 +68,26 @@ mask image. This problem was discovered too late in the development cycle to be
fix this in a future release, potentially by introducing a new more general constructor.
-99.1.7 Use of the "&" character in TabFolder</h4>
-The "&" character is not currently supported in TabFolder labels. Doing so on win32, will cause the
-character which follows the "&" to be underlined as if it was a mnemonic, even though mnemonics are
-not available for TabFolders. On other platforms, the "&" character will be displayed correctly, but
-for portability reasons, it should be avoided.
-99.1.8 ToolBar on Windows</h4>
+1.7 ToolBar on Windows</h4>
On Windows, you must create all tool bars with the FLAT style bit set. If you do not do this,
the "hot" (rollover) images of <em>all</em> toolbars may display incorrectly.
This will be fixed in a future release.
-99.1.9 Non ASCII strings on Linux</h4>
+1.8 Non ASCII strings on Linux</h4>
On Linux RedHat 6.2 only, you will not be able to display text that contains non
ASCII characters. This limitation is not present on Linux RedHat 7.1 or higher.
+1.9 Using J9 VM on Photon and AIX</h4>
+On Photon and AIX, the SWT library will not be found when running with
+the J9 VM (version 1.5). This is a bug in the J9 classes library. You
+can workaround this problem by adding the SWT library directory to your
+load library path.
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