kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Jul 8 22:00:02 UTC 2014
We removed it from 8u20 because it wasn't supposed to be part of the
production release -- it isn't a supported / tested feature of 8u20 (see
I thought that we filed a JIRA to consider adding this functionality in
a future release, but I can't find it. Maybe David or Daniel knows?
Sean True wrote:
> Daniel, Christian --
> There seems to be a strong use for Monocle in the case of doing headless
> testing. I am currently using TestFX, and testing on Jenkins requires
> having a remote desktop window open to the headless Windows Jenkins slave.
> I had started to explore using Monocle with an earlier build of 8u20 and a
> tweaked version of TestFX, and it was very encouraging. Without it, I have
> a serious hole in my testing strategy.
> -- Sean
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 12:22 PM, Daniel Blaukopf <daniel.blaukopf at oracle.com
>> Hi Christian,
>> Monocle is gone for the desktop since it is not a tested configuration
>> there. We only test Monocle in his non-headless implementations, on
>> embedded platforms.
>> However, if you build OpenJFX yourself (
>> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/OpenJFX/Building+OpenJFX) you will
>> get Monocle included in the build and will be able to use it as before.
>> On Jul 5, 2014, at 11:09 PM, Christian <krampenschiesser at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I just updated from 1.8.20-b17 to b21 and there is no monocle platform
>>> Will it come back?
>>> Is there any other way to have a headless build?
>>> I was trying around with xvfb as an alternative but sadly:
>>> ES2 Prism: Error - GLX extension is not supported
>>> GLX version 1.3 or higher is required
>>> Additionally xvfb segfaults...
>>> However I would be awesome if Monocle would be back.
>>> I have a lot of tests for the UI and since I cannot mock JavaFX classes
>> because they are final I have to run a real application.
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