javafxpackager and launcher wrappers now in OpenJFX 8

Artem Ananiev artem.ananiev at
Fri Dec 28 17:27:07 PST 2012

On 12/27/2012 2:28 PM, Daniel Zwolenski wrote:
> Thanks Artem.
> Looks like Scott had made some changes around the properties file on the
> 21st of December that I hadn't pulled down yet so your link helped me
> realise that. I still had to add in the version properties like you said
> though so I think they've just been missed.
> Now when I build I get a VStudio popup telling me the VCExpress.exe
> command is being used incorrectly. The ANT log says this:
> *
> *
> *launcher-win:*
> *     [echo] STARTING: c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 10.0\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe native/windows*
> *     [echo] c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 10.0\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe /build Release|x64 IconSwap.vcxproj*
> It looks like the pipe (|) and the architecture switch (x64) are causing
> it to bomb out? I edited the build script (packager/build.xml line 213)
> and took out this extra architecture bit and it seems to get all the way
> through to a "build successful"!

Hmm... Getting rid of | didn't help in my environment, the build still 
failed. In my case, the problem was about cygwin's TEMP/TMP environment 
variables, but as you don't observe it, I don't need to provide the 
solution :)



> I can start having a poke around at the artifacts now, which is great,
> but I wouldn't want to deploy anything until I get the properties and
> architecture issues sorted, just in case these actually have any
> functional impact.
> Cheers,
> Dan
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Daniel Zwolenski <zonski at
> <mailto:zonski at>> wrote:
>     jfx.release.major.version

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