RFR: 8248122: java.base should not handle JavaFX application in a specific way

Alan Bateman alanb at openjdk.java.net
Sat Oct 31 15:58:54 UTC 2020

On Sat, 31 Oct 2020 15:25:13 GMT, Kartik Ohri <github.com+27751938+amCap1712 at openjdk.org> wrote:

> JavaFX is no longer a part of OpenJDK. It makes sense to not treat it specially in the JDK. Hence, refactoring the Launcher class to remove JavaFX specific code.
> Further investigation reveals that some JavaFX specific code is also present in the `javadoc` tool. For instance,
> https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/blob/master/src/jdk.javadoc/share/classes/jdk/javadoc/internal/doclets/toolkit/BaseOptions.java#L90-L96
> https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/blob/master/src/jdk.javadoc/share/classes/jdk/javadoc/internal/doclets/toolkit/BaseOptions.java#L347-L353
> I think we should remove this code as well and the related tests for it.

Please start a discussion on core-libs-dev before proposing this patch.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/978

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