[7u communication] JDK 7u40 released today!

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Sep 11 08:33:34 PDT 2013

----- Original Message -----
> I'd like to announce that JDK 7u40 has become available for download
> today at :
> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
> Thanks to all those who have contributed towards it.
> OpenJDK 7u40 source code is available via the 7u40 stabilization forest
> [1] and a 7u40 source bundle [2] has also been made available. I've also
> updated the OpenJDK 7u project page with latest status. I plan to ask
> OpenJDK ops team for the jdk7u40/jdk7u40-dev forests to become read only.
> If you're packaging this release, it could be useful to let subscribed
> members know about it via communication on this mailing list. Please
> continue to contribute fixes back to the jdk7u-dev forest [3] which is
> already gathering changes for the next non-CPU JDK7u release.
> Regards,
> Sean.
> [1] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7u/jdk7u40/
> [2] http://jdk7.java.net/source.html
> [3] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7u/jdk7u-dev

It would have been good to have had more warning than just "mid September" [0].
I see no discussion of testing being carried out on u40 or a more precise release date.

It appears that Zero is broken in u40 by 8016131.  How do I go about getting
this fix [1] into the u40 branch?  Is that possible?

[0] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk7u-dev/2013-August/007592.html
[1] http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea7-forest-2.4/hotspot/rev/09f439dfd7b9
Andrew :)

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