OpenJFX status update
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Wed May 16 20:08:44 UTC 2018
Yes, the source code for javapackager is fully open source.
On 5/16/2018 1:05 PM, Michael Ennen wrote:
> 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 <mailto: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
> <mailto:kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>> wrote:
> 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 <http://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 sync.
> 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
> <http://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/
>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202368
> Michael Ennen
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