Upcoming 2.4.2 Release

Alex Kasko alex.kasko.lists at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 03:56:12 PDT 2013

On 09/12/2013 12:25 AM, Andïï wrote:
> Some of you may have seen that Oracle have released u40 [0].  I'm
> currently testing 2.4.2, which will bring the 2.4 branch up to date
> with upstream on u40:
> $ /home/andrew/build/icedtea7-2.4/bin/java -version
> java version "1.7.0_40"
> OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.4.2pre+r523f48931154+) (Gentoo
> build 1.7.0_40-b60)
> OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.0-b56, mixed mode)
> I plan to release this coming Wednesday, the 18th of September, if all
> looks good by then.
> Xerxes is going to look at updating JamVM support on the branch in the meantime.
> I've successfully doing a full bootstrap on GNU/Linux x86_64 native
> and results are looking good for a full bootstrap on GNU/Linux ppc32
> Zero.  Feedback on other builds before release would be much
> appreciated.
Builds of 2.4.2pre+r41272f3d7393 preconfigured sources work on windows 
(i586, amd64) and linux (i586, amd64), but fail on macosx due to 
Was broken by this commit - 

Trying to rebuild with a workaround patch attached to bug right now.

> Thanks,

Alex Kasko

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