Matthias Hänel haenel at
Sun Oct 13 23:30:44 PDT 2013

Hey Tom,

thanks for you answer.

while the OSX font stuff is there and Orcale's goal is to use the native font renderer on each platform.
I am sure there must be some kind of an Android font renderer in the code. I couldn't find one until now.

Another question: Since I ported you latest jfx78 to Java6 it's now jfx678 ;) What would be the best
way to contribute the port? Do you think it's good to contribute it to jfx78 or to have a separate
jfx68 branch?


Am 11.10.2013 um 18:22 schrieb Tom Schindl <tom.schindl at>:

> On 11.10.13 18:10, Matthias Hänel wrote:
>> Hi Tomas,
>> today, I took the time to investigate a little more time on this. 
>> 1. I build an entirely new openjfx78 build for android
>> 2. starting this gave me several errors that lead me to the 
>> conclusion that I need a java6 openjfx
>> 3. based on openjfx78 I ported it back to java6 (adapted gradled scripts, and tons of java source code)
>> 4. Now it's almost running on an 18th android. All libraries are firing up until the CssStyleHelper 
>> is called with a static call to createStyleHelper.
>> That looks like the font stuff is not in jfx78. That's why "new Font" returns with null and therefore
> On OS-X font stuff is definately there in jfx78, but the low-level font
> stuff is loaded using reflection (at least this was the cause on robovm)!
> Tom

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