hg: openjfx/2.1/master: Added build scripts that are needed for building UI controls.

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Dec 6 15:01:52 PST 2011

This is a good discussion, and as Rich noted, the main thing we should 
do in the short-term is collect requirements. We will be moving to a 
Jigsaw-based modularization in JDK8 / JavaFX 3.0, which also needs to be 
taken into account.

-- Kevin

Tom Eugelink wrote:
> On 2011-12-06 20:52, Roman Kennke wrote:
>>> I think modifying the build scripts so that they also produce 
>>> maven-compatible artifacts is fine, I know this has been asked for 
>>> frequently. We don't know how to do it though (I don't know any of 
>>> our team that has any significant time in Maven).
>> I could take a look at this. Problem is that this would be very
>> difficult (and a bit pointless) as long as the other pieces are not open
>> sourced. Those would need to get provided in a publicly accessible Maven
>> repository to be of any use for building the open source part.
> Not only that, but also the DLL loading should be extended to be able 
> to load from an artifact. I've done some work with the "prelaunch" 
> method in JFXtras' Application class, but there are better ways probably.
> Tom

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