Confused about status of JFX+JRE cobundling
omurata at ga2.so-net.ne.jp
Tue Jun 19 00:43:12 PDT 2012
Thank you, Igor Nekrestyanov
I get helps for your comment.
I wondered that why not jfxrt.jar is out of classpath while JFX's DLLs
are installed in jre/bin
I can get answer from you.
(2012/06/19 14:14), Igor Nekrestyanov wrote:
> short answer - try 7u6 (http://jdk7.java.net/download.html)
> longer version:
> * Staring 7u4 JDK for Mac included JavaFX SDK as "true" cobundle
> (i.e. one where JavaFX files are part of same bundle and there
> is no separate installer)
> * Starting JRE/JDK 7u6 JavaFX will be shipped as true cobundle on
> all platforms
> (JavaFX platforms, i.e. no Solaris).
> And "true" cobundle means:
> * there is one installer to install JRE
> * it will installs set of core JRE and JavaFX files into the same
> * There will be one entry in the Program Files for JRE
> * JavaFX files are subject to autoupdate as part of JRE installation
> (same is true for JDK and JavaFX SDK)
> * JavaFX is not official part of the Java platform yet (i.e. JavaFX
> APIs are not part of Java specification).
> This is what was planned to happen for Java 8
> * In 7u6 JavaFX will not be automatically added to classpath
> (neither for javac not java launcher).
> * There still will be standalone JavaFX installer for JavaFX 2.2 -
> it is only intended to be used with JRE 6 and only for windows.
> No cobundle for Java 6.
> hope this helps,
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