Aw: Chance of Backporting Gtk3 Support to JavaFX 8
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Thu Jul 12 12:53:44 UTC 2018
Good to know about the time frame. Yes, we are looking at backporting
GTK 3 support to JDK 8.
On 7/12/2018 12:47 AM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> 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
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