javafxpackager - exceptions in start

Mark Howe mark.howe at
Fri May 10 13:01:46 PDT 2013

I'm sure that's an oversight, can you create a jira issue for it?


On May 6, 2013, at 2:04 PM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:

> I'm just now looking into using a custom preloader and for that I started
> using the javafxpackager command-line tool.  (Normally I manually handle
> gettign jfxrt.jar on the classpath, as my app still optionally launches in
> a Swing + JFXPanel mode.)
> The first thing I noticed is that now when there is a problem I don't get
> to see what it is.  Instead of dumping the exceptionb stack trace to stderr
> or stdout, I simply get the following message:
> Exception in Application start method
> Exception while launching application
> Um.. thanks... how about some details?
> Is this by design, or simply an oversite?
> Regards,
> Scott

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