Scott Palmer swpalmer at
Wed May 29 06:51:43 PDT 2013

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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