Will there be update of openjfx-8u?

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Tue Jun 11 13:00:51 UTC 2019

Hi Kevin,

Well isn't that true as well for jfx-12 - or is this maintained? What
makes jfx-12 different from jfx-8? Or is the plan to remove jfx-12 once
jfx-13 is released, ...?

Anyways, I accept this and I'll see how I can get that forked to my own
github account (once I have a need for it :-)


On 11.06.19 13:55, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> If someone wants to create a new project and fork the openjfx/8u-dev/rt
> repo there, that would be fine...as long as everyone understand that it
> is a fork of an unmaintained code base.
> Since openjfx/8u is not being maintained, neither the
> javafxports/openjdk-jfx repo nor the new (for project Skara) openjdk
> project on GitHub would be suitable.
> -- Kevin
> On 6/11/2019 3:25 AM, Tom Schindl wrote:
>> Hi,
>> What I asked some time ago is that the github fork also contains the
>> latest u8-state before it got frozen - similar to eg jfx-11, jfx-12 (and
>> most likely soon jfx-13 branch).
>> This would at least give us all a central place we can create our forks
>> on (I understand nobody is willing to maintain merge back changes there).
>> Tom
>> On 10.06.19 22:29, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>>> I recommend that you upgrade to JDK 12 + openjfx 12 if you want to keep
>>> current, since openjfx-8u is not supported.
>>> If you must stay on JDK 8, Oracle is supporting JavaFX in JDK 8 through
>>> March of 2022 [1], so you could check into that (note that this list is
>>> not the place to discuss support, however). Otherwise, you are on
>>> your own.
>>> -- Kevin
>>> [1] https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/java-se-support-roadmap.html
>>> On 6/9/2019 7:52 PM, guoge (A) wrote:
>>>> Thanks for your reply, Kevin
>>>> I wonder to know if I'm still using JDK8 with JFX8 because JFX 11 can
>>>> not match with JDK8 (as I know),
>>>> How can I deal with the vulnerabilities of JFX8?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Guo Ge

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