Update on FX plans for JDK 9

David Hill David.Hill at Oracle.com
Fri Dec 18 18:38:02 UTC 2015

On 12/17/15, 1:10 PM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> [...]
>>    JDK-8087516: Conditional support in JavaFX for GTK 3 on Linux
> This is a real problem for the SWT-FX integration because SWT is more
> and more setting GTK3 as the default. We (the OSGi-FXClassloader)
> currently saves people from hard core-dumps by refusing to load FXCanvas
> but they'll get a CNF instead with a decent error message why we refused
> to load that classes.

Sounds like I have someone to help test my code. :-)
Not quite there yet.
> Naturally this requires FXCanvas to work in FX9 but that is a different
> topic ;-)
> Tom

David Hill<David.Hill at Oracle.com>
Java Embedded Development

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