The Road to 1.10

Matthias Klose doko at
Thu Oct 21 04:44:57 PDT 2010

On 21.10.2010 12:29, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> OpenJDK b21 should be available sometime in the next month or so.  I'd
> like us to release IcedTea6 1.10 about a week after, allowing time for
> testing, etc.
> With the change to HotSpot 19 as default (added on Tuesday), current
> IcedTea6 HEAD is now pretty much inline with b21, through this and our
> other patches.  So the b21 bump will be just a matter of switching to
> the new tarball.  You can track progress on b21 using the hg branch:
> Major changes in 1.10:
> * Upgrade to HotSpot 19 (on HEAD) and OpenJDK6 b21 (imminent)

which fails to build on powerpc. looks like an upstream issue. see icedtea#579.


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