Subject: Re: JavaFX Application hang when
Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit() called before launch

Hi Davin,

Yes, this is a known issue. If you ultimately have to initialize AWT before starting FX, then you should set the javafx.macosx.embedded system property to true (e.g. -Djavafx.macosx.embedded=true on the command-line).

Another option is to upgrade to FX8 where this issue is resolved.

best regards,

On 05/17/2013 05:04 PM, Davin McCall wrote:

I have come across a bug when trying to run some JavaFX code. What it
boils down to is that the javafx.application.Application's
launch(String...) method hangs if Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit() is called


public static void main(String[] args)
Toolkit toolkit = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit();

... is enough to cause the problem. The launch method hangs and the
application's start(Stage) method doesn't get called. I have a complete
test case (36 lines of code) if anyone is interested.

Is this a known bug? Should I file a bug report?



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