Monocle with VNC for Jenkins [was: Re: openjfx/8u-dev/rt: RT-35441 [Monocle] Provide a VNC back-end]
daniel.blaukopf at oracle.com
Wed Jan 22 05:41:42 PST 2014
You have it right. Currently the VNC server is always running on port 5901, but feel free to open a JIRA to change that.
If you want to test this today you need to build OpenJFX yourself (https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/OpenJFX/Building+OpenJFX). We don’t have snapshots of 8u20 on java.net yet, although I hope we will soon.
On Jan 22, 2014, at 9:41 AM, Tom Eugelink <tbee at tbee.org> wrote:
> What also is very interesting is headless testing. Let me see if I'm getting this.
> Normally Jenkins would start a VNC server (xvnc), which provides some kind of graphics API against which an UI program can paint. JavaFX is not picking that up however.
> But, as I read it, in this case JavaFX starts its own VNC server, so it takes of everything itself. All one would need to do is specify the
> -Dglass.platform=Monocle -Dmonocle.platform=VNC -Dprism.order=sw
> And additionally a port to run the VNC server on (so multiple Jenkins jobs don't interfere).
> Am I correct? How can I test this (aka in which version is the VNC server available)?
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