OpenJFX JMOD Files

Johan Vos johan.vos at
Sun Dec 9 19:36:11 UTC 2018

Hi Scott,

I got the use case. I think it should be possible, although in general
uploading to the OSS sonatype repository requires uploading jars for the
classes, sources and javadoc. There is no procedure yet (afaik) for
uploading mods, but we can see if that works.

- Johan

On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 11:20 PM Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:

> Is there a reason not to make the jmod files available as artifacts on
> Maven Central?
> The idea being that I can then use dependency management in my Gradle
> script and not require the extra setup and configuration of a JavaFX SDK -
> yet still be able to use the jmod files as input to jlink.  I would rather
> create a runtime with the native libraries in place than use the modular
> jars and have the penalty of extracting native libraries at runtime.
> It seems I may need to use both the modular jars and the jmods because
> apparently jmods can't be used at runtime.  That makes debugging awkward.
> Regards,
> Scott

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