Project Proposal: JDK 7 Update

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Tue Jun 21 13:37:46 UTC 2011

On 11:01 Sat 18 Jun     , Joe Darcy wrote:


> All the relevant security fixes do get ported to OpenJDK 6.  An OpenJDK 
> 6 build is usually promoted shortly after one of the synchronized 
> security releases of the JDK goes out.

So is there going to be such a release?  It's now two weeks since the last
batch of security updates and no new OpenJDK6 bundle seems to have appeared.
It's a good job we don't wait for this in preparing updates for IcedTea.

> -Joe

Andrew :)

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