Embedding JavaFX in SWT on Linux (Gtk3)

Anthony Petrov anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Wed May 14 17:10:26 UTC 2014

Yes, I think this should work then.

best regards,

On 5/14/2014 9:09 PM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Ok that's good to know so if we can get rid of glass-gtk we could at least run on gtk3 - as long as one does not use swing-awt in fx - i think all is better than nothing.
> Tom
> Von meinem iPhone gesendet
>> Am 14.05.2014 um 19:03 schrieb Anthony Petrov <anthony.petrov at oracle.com>:
>> Hi Tom,
>> I ran ldd for libjfxwebkit.so, and I see that it doesn't link to GTK libraries. However, libjfxmedia.so does, so if you play any media files (either directly, or on a webpage open in webkit), then the GTK2 libraries will be loaded.
>> --
>> best regards,
>> Anthony
>>> On 5/14/2014 4:54 PM, Tom Schindl wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Starting with Eclipse Luna (released in end of June) the default mode of
>>> SWT on Linux is to make use of Gtk3.
>>> As far as I understand the situation Glass on Linux is linked against
>>> Gtk2 so JavaFX components that need glass (=fairly everything beside
>>> javafx-properties) will fail to load - in fact i got reports that the
>>> JVM crashes.
>>> IIRC i read that monocole has a port that directly uses X11 would it be
>>> a work-around to run with this port when running in swt-embedding?
>>> Am I right that the webkit binaries are also linked against gtk2 or do I
>>> remember this wrong?
>>> Tom

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