Building OpenJFX on Mac OS X 10.9.2 / XCode 5.1 / XCode 4.3.3

Stephen F Northover steve.x.northover at
Fri Apr 4 21:56:13 UTC 2014

Put this in your file:


We need to document this on the wiki.  Will do that Monday.  Gotta go now.


On 2014-04-04 5:31 PM, Philipp Dörfler wrote:
> Hi,
> just out of curiousity I wanted to build OpenJFX, but although I followed the instructions at
> I can’t get it to work.
> gradle 1.8 fails when building :fxpackage:compileLauncher as follows:
> :fxpackager:compileLauncher
> clang: warning: no such sysroot directory: '/Applications/'
> /Users/phi/Documents/workspace/OpenJFX8-rt/modules/fxpackager/src/main/native/launcher/mac/main.m:26:9: fatal error: 'Cocoa/Cocoa.h' file not found
> #import <Cocoa/Cocoa.h>
>          ^
> 1 error generated.
> :fxpackager:compileLauncher FAILED
> I do not have a 10.7 SDK on my 10.9 Mac, but I do have a 10.8 and 10.9:
> $ ls /Applications/
> MacOSX10.8.sdk MacOSX10.9.sdk
> According to „the internet™“ I would have to find an old version of Xcode (apparently 4.3.3) because that’s the only way to find an old SDK.
> As I’m sure that you guys have valid reasons to stick to 10.7 I think it would not hurt to mention this on the wiki page mentioned above stating that one needs XCode not newer than 4.3.3 and that old XCode versions can be downloaded on the Apple Developer website.
> I would add it myself but as I’m not a contributor I don’t have the required permissions, so all I can do is to ask here for inclusion of that.
> Thanks! May that be the only obstacle in building JFX8.

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