icedtea6 1.11 branching on 2012-01-06

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jan 6 02:10:15 PST 2012

On 01/06/2012 07:16 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 15:48 Thu 05 Jan     , Matthias Klose wrote:
>> On 12/23/2011 04:31 PM, Omair Majid wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> As noted elsewhere, a number of important features and fixes have been added to
>>> icedtea6 that are not in any release. This seems like a good time as any to try
>>> and get a release out. To that end, I am planning to branch icedtea6 1.11 on
>>> 2012-01-06. I dont have an exact release date in mind right now, but it probably
>>> will be at least a week after that.
>> there's a regression: shark is completely broken. seen on the buildbot
>> using llvm-2.7, and checked with llvm-2.9 and llvm-3.0 as well. If not fixed,
>> please mention it in the release notes.
> Do you plan to fix it?

As I understand it, LLVM-JIT is horribly broken while they rewrite
the JIT back-end.  If that's true, we don't want to update Shark
until they're done.  However, I don't read the LLVM lists, so this
may all be nonsense.


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