Aw: Chance of Backporting Gtk3 Support to JavaFX 8
tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Thu Jul 12 07:47:36 UTC 2018
There's a now a defined EOL for SWT-Gtk2 announced . The last SWT
Release supporting Gtk2 is 2018-09! Starting with 2018-12 SWT there will
be no more Gtk2 support!
On 06.06.18 11:12, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Yes. FXCanvas from JavaFX8 won't work anymore once SWT-Gtk2 is gone.
> The discussion on this currently happens at [platform-dev] mailing list
> - see https://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/platform-dev/ - There's no
> timeframe mentionned yet by the SWT-Team but sooner or later that will
> On 06.06.18 11:03, Thorsten Fischer wrote:
>> Hello Tom,
>> does that mean that FXCanvas won't work with upcoming Eclipse versions
>> and JavaFX8?
>> Do you know in which timeframe/release that my occur? Is that issue
>> discussed in the eclipse bugtracker somewhere? I couldn't find it by
>> searching for "gtk4".
>> Kind regards,
>> *Gesendet:* Mittwoch, 06. Juni 2018 um 10:20 Uhr
>> *Von:* "Tom Schindl" <tom.schindl at bestsolution.at>
>> *An:* "openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net Mailing" <openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> *Betreff:* Chance of Backporting Gtk3 Support to JavaFX 8
>> Eclipse SWT developers are about to remove Gtk2-SWT port once they start
>> developing towards support for Gtk4.
>> This means there's no SWT-FX-Integration layer anymore for JavaFX8
>> because it is linked to Gtk2.
>> I know JavaFX-8 is not the new and shining thing because everyone wants
>> to use modules and Java 11 but there are many applications who can not
>> easily to Java 9+.
>> Is there any chance the Gtk3 changes from JavaFX-9 get backported to
More information about the openjfx-dev