Announcing the new jfx-sandbox repo

Thiago Milczarek Sayão thiago.sayao at
Sun Sep 12 22:52:39 UTC 2021

Hi Kevin,

I have started this as an experiment to make a gtk4 version of the native

I did a fork because I don't have permission to branch on jfx-sandbox (or
maybe I did something wrong).

@Johan Vos <johan.vos at> has stated that he is experimenting too,
maybe we can join forces.

-- Cheers

Em sex., 10 de set. de 2021 às 12:12, Kevin Rushforth <
kevin.rushforth at> escreveu:

> We have created a new jfx-sandbox repo:
> This repository serves the same purpose as the jdk-sandbox: It allows
> multiple OpenJFX Committers to collaborate on larger shared fixes,
> prototypes, or projects. By way of example, it could be used for a macOS
> Metal pipeline, a GTK 4 platform, or Wayland.
> All OpenJFX Committers have direct push access to the jfx-sandbox repo
> (just like the JDK Committers do for jdk-sandbox).
> General rules and guidelines:
> There are only two hard-and-fast rules that must be observed:
> 1. Don't push any commits to the master branch and don't open a PR
> against master. The master branch is continuously mirrored from the
> jfx:master branch and should be considered read-only in jfx-sandbox.
> 2. Don't push to someone else's branch without talking to them first.
> And a couple general guidelines that will make this a more pleasant
> place to play:
> 3. Unless this is intended to be a shared, semi-formal project (e.g.,
> metal, gtk4, wayland-x11, wayland-native), please prefix the name of
> your branch with either a JBS bug ID or your openjdk username.
> 4. Don't force push to a branch without getting consensus among the
> collaborators.
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> -- Kevin

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