OpenJFX status update
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Fri May 18 20:27:57 UTC 2018
Sure. No problem.
On 5/18/2018 1:22 PM, Nir Lisker wrote:
> I see, sorry about the false flag.
> On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 11:13 PM, Kevin Rushforth
> <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com <mailto:kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>> wrote:
> I was somewhat imprecise. That should have read:
>> We still expect to do a release of JavaFX 11 around the same time
>> as JDK 11, but using a different **JBS release version** will
>> help track the actual content of JavaFX 11 separately from JDK 11.
> The JavaFX version is still 11 as reported by the value of the
> system property "javafx.version" and in the names of the release
> bundles. No changes are needed. We are just prefixing the release
> value in JBS with "openjfx" before the "11" to distinguish it from
> the JDK 11 release.
> After JavaFX 11, we could have a discussion on whether to make the
> next version "12" or something else.
> -- Kevin
> On 5/18/2018 12:05 PM, Nir Lisker wrote:
>> 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.
>> Iv'e just realized that not releasing JavaFX with version number
>> 11 will cause confusion with all the '@since 11' tags. We could
>> search for all '@since 11' and replace them with the new version
>> number (maybe much to the confusion of users since it breaks
>> - Nir
>> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 12:59 AM, Kevin Rushforth
>> <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com <mailto: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 <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
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