IcedTea6 1.7.1 Released!
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Feb 26 10:22:36 PST 2010
On 26 February 2010 18:21, Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> We are pleased to announce the release of IcedTea6 1.7.1!
> The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from
> OpenJDK6 using Free Software build tools. It also includes the only
> Free Java plugin and Web Start implementation, and support for
> additional architectures over and above x86, x86_64 and SPARC via the
> Zero assembler port.
> What's New?
> Bug fixes
> - PR179: Rhino bootclasspath issue
> - Add missing .c file to PulseAudio build
> - Formatting changes and other fixes to match upstream
> - PR428: Shark on ARM precompiled header incls
> - Update Shark for LLVM r95390 API change.
> - S6927165: Zero S/390 fixes (from upstream)
> - Implemented Shark host CPU feature autotuner using LLVM 2.7 APIs.
> - Add s390 support to TCK setup helper script
> - Strip stupid options that llvm-config supplies
> - Update Shark for LLVM r94686 API change.
> - S6914622, S6909153, S6913869 upstream Zero fixes.
> NPPlugin fixes
> - PR446: Use JDK_UPDATE_VERSION to set the jpi version.
> - Re-designed frame embedding code so that the applet is dynamically
> packed into given handle. This increases stability and breaks
> reliance on the assumption that the browser will always provide a
> handle in a certain sequence.
> - Encode new lines, carriage returns, and other special characters
> before sending them to Java side (de-coding code is already in
> effect on Java side).
> - Centralised and increased timeouts to give slow-loading applets
> enough time to load.
> - Fix security permissions related to get/set property, based on
> The tarball can be downloaded from:
> * http://icedtea.classpath.org/download/source/icedtea6-1.7.1.tar.gz
> The following people helped with the 1.7 release series:
> Lillian Angel, Gary Benson, Deepak Bhole, Andrew Haley, Andrew John
> Hughes, Nobuhiro Iwamatsu, Matthias Klose, Martin Matejovic, Edward Nevill,
> Xerxes Rånby, Robert Schuster,Jon VanAlten, Mark Wielaard and Man Lung Wong.
> We would also like to thank the bug reporters and testers!
> To get started:
> $ tar xzf icedtea6-1.7.1.tar.gz
> $ cd icedtea6-1.7.1
> Full build requirements and instructions are in INSTALL:
> $ ./configure [--enable-visualvm --with-openjdk --enable-pulse-java
> --enable-systemtap ...]
> $ make
> Andrew :-)
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