Filling the Packager gap

Ty Young youngty1997 at
Thu Sep 27 02:03:53 UTC 2018

On 9/19/18 3:55 AM, Johan Vos wrote:
> Hi,
> As promised, we looked into an interim solution for the packager-gap. Work
> for the new Java Packager (12?) is being done in the OpenJDK sandbox repo.
> We backported the required changes to an OpenJDK 11 mirror:
> With this, we created modified OpenJDK 11 builds that contain the packager
> (wrapper/exe + module including native library). They can be downloaded and
> tested/used at
> For Windows, you have to unzip the bundle in the same directory as the JDK,
> as the packager wrapper expect to find the java binary at the same level.
> Note that these are not products. We use them internally to create
> installers (e.g. we're using them for Scene Builder 11 and that works
> fine), and they do what we expect them to do, but there are no guarantees
> of course so at least for now I recommend using them in development only
> (or even better, look at the changes and contribute to
> or to this backport)
> - Johan

The JDK source fails to compile due to a duplicate qualified export. 
Removing the export from 
fixes it.

By the way, how does one use this with jLink generated by Netbeans? I 
used the jLink build as the input and it just dumped it into the "app" 
folder when making the image which doesn't work.

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