[9] Review request for FX Jigsaw changes

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Thu Mar 17 03:04:17 UTC 2016

I should add that the only changes are related to:


2) Cleanup FIXME comments

-- Kevin

Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> Here are the proposed final webrevs barring any last minute problems:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8092093
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.01/rt/
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.01/rt-fxpackager/
> Here are the delta webrevs from version 00. There is no change to 
> fxpackager in version 01:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.delta-00-01/rt/
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.delta-00-01/rt-fxpackager/
> -- Kevin
> Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>> Please review the webrev for reviewing the jigsaw changes for FX.
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8092093
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.00/rt/
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kcr/8092093/webrev.00/rt-fxpackager/
>> I have separated out the in-progress changes to modules/fxpackager* 
>> (jdk.packager and jdk.packager.services modules) so they can be 
>> reviewed separately. However, they will be pushed along with the 
>> other changes as a single changeset.
>> These changes are planned to be integrated into FX 9 at the same time 
>> as the JDK changes are integrated (probably next week). They will be 
>> synced down to FX 9-dev shortly after that.
>> Please note the following:
>> * The required boot JDK to build FX after the Jigsaw integration will 
>> be JDK 9 build 109. We are not yet able to build with a Jigsaw-based 
>> JDK 9 as the boot JDK yet, so we will be sticking at JDK 9 build 109 
>> for a few weeks.
>> * gradle 2.11 is required to build using JDK 9
>> * In addition to building JavaFX as modules for use with a 
>> Jigsaw-capable JDK, we still build the "legacy sdk" using the 
>> existing pre-Jigsaw layout, including jfxrt.jar, etc. As such, most 
>> developers during the transition will hopefully not notice too much 
>> change.
>> * If you do want to run tests using the modules, you will need a 
>> Jigsaw-based JDK with javafx modules included, and point to that with 
>> a JDK9_HOME (likely to be changed to JIGSAW_HOME) env variable. If 
>> you actually want to build the JDK (which you will need to do if any 
>> module dependencies change), we will send out separate instructions. 
>> These will eventually make it onto the OpenJFX Wiki.
>> * The fxpackager modules are disabled by default. To enable them, you 
>> need to build a Jigsaw-based JDK *without* the jdk.pacakger* modules 
>> and point to that with a JDK9_HOME (likely to be changed to 
>> JIGSAW_HOME) env variable. Since most developers will not build in 
>> this mode, you need to set 'gradle -PBUILD_FXPACKAGER' to enable 
>> building the packager.
>> * I will refresh the webrev tomorrow afternoon, after making a couple 
>> of planned changes and reacting to any feedback, and again on 
>> Wednesday afternoon.
>> -- Kevin

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