Java GUI support on Wayland
vinoth.k.kumar at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 11:38:13 UTC 2016
Thanks a lot for the additional information. I have got some idea now.
On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 5:00 PM, Erik De Rijcke <derijcke.erik at gmail.com>
> Hi Vinoth,
> I replied to your report on github. (btw I'm not jason ekstrand or
> 'jekstrand' on github, but 'zubnix').
> To give some more context:
> I started creating my own java wayland bindings after jason's work got
> abandoned. (see https://github.com/udevbe/wayland-java-bindings ) and I
> am currently working on creating a pure java wayland compositor (see
> https://github.com/udevbe/westmalle ).
> As for JavaFX:
> JavaFX does not work on wayland for now and will not any time soon
> (ever?). (certainly not implemented by Oracle given their current
> priorities...). I did however start working on a javafx port some time ago
> but the worked stalled/stopped for now as I'm doing all this for free in my
> spare time and currently have other spare time priorities :)
> As for the wayland java bindings:
> The library only provides the ability to communicate using the wayland
> protocol. You still need to implement a new backend for JavaFX (which in
> turn makes use of the wayland java bindings library) to have it run on
> I hope this clears some things up for you.
> kind regards,
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 1:06 PM, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com>
>> On 29 August 2016 at 13:01, Vinoth Kumar <vinoth.k.kumar at gmail.com>
>> > Using XWayland would mean using Xcode itself right? In that case, it
>> may not
>> > be feasible for me as our system has only wayland supported. Probably, I
>> Yes, Xwayland is an Xserver.
>> > have to give this: https://github.com/jekstrand/wayland-java
>> I could be wrong, but I don't think this is a port of Java to Wayland,
>> it's the Wayland API for Java, different thing.
>> wayland-devel mailing list
>> wayland-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
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