Testing your JavaFX applications on JDK 9

Vadim Pakhnushev vadim.pakhnushev at oracle.com
Sat Jan 14 20:37:07 UTC 2017


In JavaFX we use _JAVA_OPTIONS environment variable to workaround this:
Note that if you are building on Windows without Cygwin, you need to 
remove quotes.


On 14.01.2017 23:26, Tom Eugelink wrote:
> On 11-1-2017 20:14, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>> As you may know JDK 9 has hit the feature extension complete 
>> milestone [1]. We still have a small number of weeks to fix P1-P3 
>> bugs, but we need to know about them in order to fix them. Our focus 
>> will be on bugs that are new in JDK 9 (regressions).
>> I ask all JavaFX developers to please download JDK 9 early access [2] 
>> and test your application. You can report any bugs via bugs.java.com 
>> [3]. If you have any questions about whether a behavior is a bug or 
>> is expected, please ask on this alias or on the jigsaw-dev alias [4]. 
> Not sure if I'm allowed to ask here because it is a Gradle problem, 
> but since JavaFX is also build using Gradle: I'm not even getting 
> JFXtras to start compiling with Gradle 3.3 because of:
> /"java.lang.reflect.InaccessibleObjectException: Unable to make 
> protected java.lang.Package[] java.lang.ClassLoader.getPackages() 
> accessible: module java.base does not "opens java.lang" to unnamed 
> module @aa1f72z"
> /Probably related to: https://issues.gradle.org/browse/GRADLE-3565
> Having a basic understand on jigsaw and decent google skills I've 
> gathered that this is a module configuration problem, and that it 
> should be solvable by adding to gradle.properties:
> /org.gradle.jvmargs=//--add-opens java.base/java.lang=ALL-UNNAMED
> /But alas...
> Any pointers?
> Tom

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