Upcoming 2.4.2 Release
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Sep 12 07:49:44 PDT 2013
----- Original Message -----
> On 09/12/2013 02:56 PM, Alex Kasko wrote:
> > On 09/12/2013 12:25 AM, Andïï wrote:
> >> Some of you may have seen that Oracle have released u40 . 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
> > http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8021771
> > Was broken by this commit -
> > http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea7-forest-2.4/hotspot/rev/370cbb35dbca
> > Trying to rebuild with a workaround patch attached to bug right now.
> Mac OS X build works with the patch from bug 8021771.
> >> Thanks,
> Alex Kasko
Thanks for the heads up! I'll get 8021771 pulled into the 2.4 HotSpot repository.
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