IcedTea6 1.11 has been branched. Release on 2011-01-18.

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Mon Jan 9 05:06:31 PST 2012

On 17:12 Fri 06 Jan     , Omair Majid wrote:
> Hi,
> IcedTea6 has now branched for the 1.11 release.
> I am planning to release IcedTea6 1.11 on *2011-01-18*. Feel free to
> subject this branch to as much testing as you need.

Great news!

> Please note that all commits to this branch should be posted for
> discussion and need to be reviewed.
> The only known issue is:
>    * Shark:
>      From what I have heard, shark is not in the best condition anyway
>      thanks to changes in llvm. Unless someone steps up to fix this,
>      shark will most likely be broken in the final release too.

As noted previously, I don't think Shark should block the release, unless
someone has a reasonable (i.e. this month) ETA for fixing these issues.

It's nearly a year since the 1.10 release (2011-03-02) so 1.11 is overdue.
There has already been plenty of time for Shark issues to be resolved.

> Thanks,
> Omair

Andrew :)

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