OpenJFX status update
mike.ennen at gmail.com
Wed May 16 20:05:04 UTC 2018
Is the source code for javapackager fully open source?
On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 10:08 AM, Kevin Rushforth <
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com> wrote:
> The javapackager was removed from the Oracle JDK along with JavaFX (and
> has never been part of OpenJDK). It isn't included with the standalone
> JavaFX bundles, and doesn't really fit in a standalone FX release.
> We are looking at the possibility of providing a replacement packaging
> tool in OpenJDK.
> -- Kevin
> On 5/15/2018 3:16 PM, Alan Snyder wrote:
>> Where does java packager fit in this?
>> On May 15, 2018, at 2:59 PM, Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>
>>> I wanted to update you on the progress of the last couple weeks on the
>>> OpenJFX project:
>>> 1. As mentioned last week, we now have EA builds of OpenJFX 11 on
>>> java.net . We intend to update this roughly weekly. Currently the
>>> build numbers match the corresponding JDK build number, but that will not
>>> necessarily be the case going forward, so don't assume that they are in
>>> 2. Barring any build or staging issues, this week's OpenJFX 11 EA build
>>> will include the jmods as mentioned earlier  
>>> 3. JavaFX has been removed from JDK 11 as of this week. Starting with
>>> jdk-11+14, early access builds of JDK 11 will not include JavaFX.
>>> 4. After jdk-11+14 is posted on java.net, and FX is no longer included
>>> in JDK 11, we will start using openjfx-11 as the fix version in JBS to
>>> distinguish it from JDK 11. We still expect to do a release of JavaFX 11
>>> around the same time as JDK 11, but using a different release number will
>>> help track the actual content of JavaFX 11 separately from JDK 11.
>>> 5. Once this settles down, possibly later this week, I hope to restart
>>> the discussion about OpenJFX policies, etc. I also hope to be a bit more
>>> responsive over the coming days / weeks than I have been for the last 3-4
>>> weeks. Getting the standalone OpenJFX working and removing JavaFX from the
>>> JDK was quite time consuming as you can probably imagine.
>>> If you have any general comments or questions about any of this, please
>>> reply to this thread. We may want to split out more detailed discussions
>>> into their own thread to make it easier to follow.
>>> -- Kevin
>>>  http://jdk.java.net/openjfx/
>>>  http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/openjfx-dev/2018-May/
>>>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202368
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