Review Request: 8001533: Java launcher must launch JavaFX applications

David DeHaven david.dehaven at
Tue Nov 20 02:43:33 UTC 2012

>>> If Main-Class is always present with JavaFX-Application-Class, it may be no impact; but this seems to be unclear at this moment.  Kevin can chime in here and looks like this requires more investigation before we continue the code review.
>> I've read the other mails and I see that there are a number of discussion points that needs to be resolved before the proposal can move forward.
> Yes, we've been discussing offline to nail down the actual wants for this feature.

After discussion and debate, we've decided the best course of action right now is to drop the JavaFX-Application-Class support for this round and revisit (hopefully quickly) in M6. This should alleviate any concerns for Profile support. There are other issues that require work to be done on the FX side before we can proceed beyond this, but this should provide a good baseline to accommodate those changes when they're ready.

So, without further ado, here's the updated webrev:


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