OpenJFX status update

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Wed May 16 15:42:27 UTC 2018

On 5/15/2018 11:57 PM, Ty Young wrote:
>> 3. JavaFX has been removed from JDK 11 as of this week. Starting with 
>> jdk-11+14, early access builds of JDK 11 will not include JavaFX.

> I'm not sure if it's intentional or perhaps a bug on my end, but I 
> cannot compile JavaFX without Oracle JDK(9 or 10). Attempting to do so 
> with a self compiled JDK with JavaFX support results in a build fail 
> while doing it without JavaFX entirely results in a fail due to 
> Observable classes being missing.
> Is Oracle JDK a requirement for building JavaFX currently or is this 
> just some weird bug with my compiled JDK?

This is likely something on your end, since we build the standalone 
JavaFX using OpenJDK 10. What repo are you building from? The correct 
repo is:

> And could the new standalone modules be integrated with the source 
> code somehow so that a JDK without JavaFX support can be compiled?

Not sure what you mean, but you can use an OpenJDK without modules + the 
JavaFX standalone modules to build and run your program.

> As I wrote before and am still having issues with, after a successful 
> first compile, JavaFX no longer compiles in Arch Linux for me. Any 
> attempt to do so results in a bunch of warning messages(see: 
> which cause the build to fail due to 
> warnings being treated as errors(Should they even be ignored?). In 
> addition. I'm now getting a GCC warning about XIMProc returning an int 
> when it should return void (*). I don't know C or the native APIs so 
> right now I'm at a loss of what to do besides trying to compile on 
> another distro - which is something I *really* would prefer not to 
> have to do.

What gcc version are you using? And what Linux distro?

-- Kevin

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