Upcoming (security)release of icedtea-web 1.4.2

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Fri Jan 31 01:02:37 PST 2014

On 12/18/2013 03:02 PM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> Hi folks!
> As fixes for 1.4 are multiplying and also one currently embargoed issue was found, I would like to
> propose release of icedtea-web 1.4 at the beginning of next *year*.
> Unless some objection rise, the 1.4 branch will be frozen  in that time, as it will be subject of
> additional patching and of course testing..
> I will write one more email about this when time come.
> Best regards
>    J.

Sorry for delay, please consider 1.4 as frozen (except translations)

Once testing i s done, 1.4.2 will be released - Wednesday, 5.2)

New in 1.4.2

* Dialogs center on screen before becoming visible
* Support for u45 new manifest - Application-Name
* Custom applet permission policies panel in itweb-settings control panel
* Plugin
   - PR1271: icedtea-web does not handle 'javascript:'-protocol URLs
   - RH976833: Multiple applets on one page cause deadlock
   - Enabled javaconsole

Except above also:
  - Christmas splashscreen extension
  - fixed classloading deadlocks
  - cleaned code from warnings
  - pipes moved to XDG runtime dir

  + one currently embargoed issue

Best regards,

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