Fx questions

John Maton john2011uk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 10:26:58 UTC 2015

I am travelling and don't have access to my Apple Mac, I can try when I get
back (5.11).
I have a friend on Ubuntu and it worked for him.
However I have just noticed I am running 8.0_72-b02
so I will try on 8.0_72-b05 later today and let you know if that changes
John Maton

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:21 AM, Dr. Michael Paus <mp at jugs.org> wrote:

> This is good to know but I just gave it a try on my MacBookPro Retina
> and it failed.
> I opened the youtube start page and there was an add at the top
> (from Porsche :-)) which indeed played a video. Cool!
> But when I then clicked on the link to close the add java crashed
> completely.
> #
> # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
> #
> #  SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x000000014946489e, pid=4440, tid=87311
> #
> # JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (8.0_72-b05) (build
> 1.8.0_72-ea-b05)
> # Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (25.72-b05 mixed mode
> bsd-amd64 compressed oops)
> # Problematic frame:
> # C  [libjfxmedia_avf.dylib+0x789e]
> _ZN18AVFKernelComponent18ProcessBufferListsERjRK15AudioBufferListRS1_j+0x22
> #
> Obviously I'm having sticky fingers or so because I always catch all bugs
> which are lurking arround.
> Frustrating.
> Am 30.10.15 um 10:37 schrieb John Maton:
> JDK 8u72 (1.8.0_72-ea) makes a big difference here.
> Using 8u66 I was not able to see any HTML5 videos on youtube, they all
> reverted to Flash.
> 8u72 makes it all work, last time I checked I was unable to find a video
> on youtube which did not work.
> You can download 8u72 at https://jdk8.java.net/download.html
> Best regards,
> John Maton
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Dr. Michael Paus <mp at jugs.org> wrote:
>> Am 29.10.15 um 22:58 schrieb Brian Harris:
>>> - when embedding html5 pages into fx apps, should we expect it to
>>> render/behave similar to popular browsers like chrome? I'm wondering if
>>> we
>>> can expect this to just work or if things may be a bit wonky.
>> In theory it is just Webkit and as such it should behave like any popular
>> browser
>> and in many cases it does. However, I have stumbled over several pages
>> where
>> this is not the case and sometimes it even depends on the system you are
>> running your application on. It may work on Windows but fail on a Mac
>> Retina.
>> Your best bet is to just give it a try with the pages that are important
>> for you
>> and see how it behaves.
>> Here are a few pages where I have problems with.
>> https://www.google.com/maps - (enters "Lite-Mode" because of unsupported
>> features.)
>> https://www.youtube.com - (I am not able to watch any video there. Same
>> on vimeo.)
>> https://www.windyty.com - (No wind trails on MacBook Pro Retina.)
>> (Tested with JDK 8u66-b17)

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