Mark Howe mark.howe at
Tue Jun 4 10:58:50 PDT 2013

It should be the one within the bundle otherwise deploying an app bundle won't work. If you find otherwise please create an issue. 


On May 29, 2013, at 6:51 AM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:

> I think native bundles should use the preloader contained within.  I use
> the Preloader to implement a splash screen since my app takes a long time
> to start up, even though all the jars are already "downloaded".
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Daniel Zwolenski <zonski at> wrote:
>> The jfx packaging tools allow pre-loaders to be set. I don't use them but
>> people using the maven plugin want them.
>> It looks like you can set a preloader for both jars and for bundles (web,
>> native). When building the bundles however they include the jar in them. So
>> we end up with both the bundle, and the jar within the bundle, getting the
>> preloader set.
>> Does anyone know what will or should happen in this case? Does one
>> preloader take precedence and the other is ignored, or are both used at
>> different times and I should allow the user to set a different jar
>> preloader to the bundle one, or is this setup invalid and I should actually
>> not pass the preloader setting to one or the other in this case?
>> Not using Preloaders myself and with the packaging tool code being a
>> complete mess, it would be good to know the expectations here so I can
>> properly support the users wanting this.
>> Cheers
>> Dan

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