Upcoming IcedTea7 release (1.12/Milestone 5)
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Oct 30 08:29:14 PDT 2009
2009/10/29 Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org>:
> According to http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk7/milestones/, we're
> approaching milestone 5. As usual, we'll have a matching IcedTea7
> release. This means that, assuming b75 is deemed to be milestone 5,
> we'll have a new release (1.12) next Tuesday or Wednesday.
> If there's anything you'd like in the release. speak now.
> The latest plugin, netx and Shark updates have been forwardported and
> I'm testing the latter now.
> The ARM port is not yet in IcedTea7. If someone wants to test it on
> IcedTea7, we can look at forward-porting the changesets after the
> Note that there are some build changes in IcedTea7 that may catch you out:
> - Makefile reorganisation:
> * icedtea-ecj is now icedtea-boot and patches/ecj is now
> * The icedtea-against-icedtea target is now icedtea-stage2.
> The icedtea-against-ecj target is now icedtea-stage1.
> * We now build one JAR file (an updated rt.jar) for bootstrapping.
> This replaces the proliferation of rt.jar, tools.jar and rt-closed.jar and
> removes the hotspot-tools targets.
> All but the latter are also listed in NEWS. I'll update that further
> once Shark is building.
> I'm sure people will be glad to know that Nimbus (and hence IcedTea7)
> no longer requires JIBX in any shape or form :)
> Andrew :-)
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The milestone has been delayed:
so the next release will now be in mid-November.
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