Fate of jdk.packager and jdk.packager.services?

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Aug 7 11:15:35 UTC 2018

We are proposing a JEP to add a new 'jpackager' tool [1] as a 
replacement for javapackager. The discussion is on core-libs-dev [2] [3] 

-- Kevin

[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200758

On 8/7/2018 2:28 AM, Lennart Börjeson wrote:
> I'm migrating to JDK 11 and OpenJFX 11, and would like to continue using the packager and the associated packager service (i.e. the UserJvmOptions).
> AFAIK, those are gone from the available binary builds, but still there in the code. Is there a way to use them without resorting to build openjfx myself? If not, is there some alternative to the UserJvmOptions?
> (I'm currently working around my problems by building both openjfx and the JDK, and bundling openjfx with the JDK, just like in the good old days...)
> Best regards,
> /Lennart Börjeson

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