aph at redhat.com
Wed Oct 31 04:05:53 PDT 2007
> On Oct 31, 2007 5:27 PM, Mario Torre <neugens at limasoftware.net> wrote:
> > Il giorno lun, 29/10/2007 alle 12.19 +0000, Andrew Haley ha scritto:
> > > Security updates are more a matter for the distros than for IcedTea
> > > itself, which is distributed as source. I'm sure that Fedora will
> > > handle security updates to IcedTea in just the same way as security
> > > updates to anything else. Bear in mind that IcedTea has not been
> > > tested for Java compatibility.
> > I would also add that IcedTea is based on a not finalized version of
> > OpenJDK. This means that even if IcedTea is shown to be 100% compatible
> > with OpenJDK, the API can change at any update, so I suggest to not rely
> > on 1.7 methods and features.
> Let me be be more clear
> I know icedtea is not yet complete as a 1.7 but is 1.6 the security
> updates and updates in general are handled as any other project as
> apache httpd server to mention one, I mean there are security
> updates ?? .
I expect the distros will provide security updates as required, but
that's up to the distros.
> and is icedtea ready for production with 1.6 compatibility
No. IcedTea is based on an open pre-release of Java 1.7. It isn't
Java 1.6 compatible.
Red Hat UK Ltd, Amberley Place, 107-111 Peascod Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1TE, UK
Registered in England and Wales No. 3798903
More information about the distro-pkg-dev