Chance of Backporting Gtk3 Support to JavaFX 8

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Wed Jun 6 11:53:57 UTC 2018

Hi Tom,

Yes, changes such as this, which are needed for platform support, are 
good candidates for backporting. Not sure about the time frame, but we 
are looking into it with our sustaining team.

-- Kevin

On 6/6/2018 1:20 AM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> JavaFX-8?
> Tom

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