Native Packaging WIX

Scott Kovatch scott.kovatch at
Fri Dec 21 12:46:51 PST 2012

On Dec 21, 2012, at 12:00 PM, openjfx-dev-request at wrote:

> From: "Will Hoover" <java.whoover at>
> Subject: Native Packaging WIX
> AFIK, in order to use JavaFX packaging with WIX you have to first add the
> path to the WIX binaries to the PATH environment variable (or have the
> binaries in the user.dir for which the ant build is being ran). I don't
> suppose we could get an additional attribute added to fx:deploy so we can do
> this:
> <fx:deploy basedir="/path/to/wix"/>
> Similar to how version 8 will have:
> <fx:platform basedir="/path/to/jdk"/>

There is an open bug on this. See <>. I agree, it would be good to let this be configurable.

-- Scott

Scott Kovatch
scott.kovatch at
Pleasanton, CA

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