[SECURITY] IcedTea 2.3.1 Released!
ahughes at redhat.com
Thu Aug 30 06:40:39 PDT 2012
----- Original Message -----
> On 30.08.2012 14:44, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> On 30.08.2012 02:51, Andïï wrote:
> >>> We are pleased to announce the release of IcedTea 2.3.1 [*],
> >>> based
> >>> on
> >>> OpenJDK7 u6.
> >> apparently the release tarball is unusable for any zero build.
> >> While
> >> the
> >> ChangeLog claims that the patches are included, they are not. At
> >> least this
> >> change is missing from the release tarball:
> >> 2012-08-29 Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org>
> >> * Makefile.am:
> >> (EXTRA_DIST): Add HotSpot-specific patches.
> >> I didn't check for any other things missing in the release
> >> tarball.
> >> Matthias
> > No it's not.
> You are wrong.
No I'm right. That change is there. It adds patches/boot/hotspot/.
You're right in that it doesn't add patches/hotspot but that's not
what that change did. Claiming that change isn't there is a misnomer.
> > $ tar xzf /var/lib/public-download/source/icedtea-2.3.1.tar.gz
> > $ ls patches/boot/hotspot/
> > default zero
> > $ cat ChangeLog |grep EXTRA_DIST
> > (EXTRA_DIST): Add HotSpot-specific patches.
> not patches/boot/hotspot is missing, but patches/hotspot, which are
> when ALT_HSBUILD is set:
> # Conditional patches
> if WITH_ALT_HSBUILD
> ICEDTEA_PATCHES += \
> patches/hotspot/$(HSBUILD)/7089790-bsd_port.patch \
> patches/hotspot/$(HSBUILD)/7098194-macosx_port.patch \
> patches/hotspot/$(HSBUILD)/6924259-string_offset.patch \
The problem is that these patches are only checked if that option is on
so they weren't caught by either the make distcheck or normal build with
I'll put out a 2.3.2 release for Zero later, and check CACAO/JamVM while
I'm at it.
Too many options...
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