tomas.brandalik tomas.brandalik at
Tue Oct 15 06:28:21 PDT 2013

Hi Philip,
I do backport jfx8 to jfx7 and then retrolambda it to be jdk6 
compatible. It sort of works ok. I suppose that it just replaces class 
file version since there are not used lambda expressions in jfx8 yet. 
Will see if that solution works when lambdas start to appear in jfx.


On 10/15/2013 01:50 PM, Philipp Dörfler wrote:
> I might be a bit late to the party but I lately discovered something that might be useful for backporting JavaFX 8 to Java 6:
>> Retrolambda lets you run Java 8 code with lambda expressions on Java 7 or lower. It does this by transforming your Java 8 compiled bytecode so that it can run on a Java 7 runtime. After the transformation they are just a bunch of normal .class files, without adding any runtime dependencies.
> Hope this helps,
> Philipp Dörfler

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