Upcoming releases of IcedTea-Web 1.2, 1.3, 1.4

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Wed Apr 10 09:20:04 PDT 2013

On 04/05/2013 10:58 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> Hi all!
> There are two releases of IcedTea-Web approaching:
> We would like to release 1.2 and 1.3 in 17th of April
> Please count with freezing of  branches in week 10-17.4, but there is not so much traffic on
> branches anyway.
> At 1th of May is planed release of IcedTea-Web  1.4!
> This release is bringing many improvements and IcedTea-Web was never as stable as is now. I would
> like to encourage every distribution to move to this release.
> Unless something unlucky will be found in 1.4, some time later the 1.2 will be proclaimed dead.
> Please count with head frozen in last week of April.
> Best regards
>    J.


With the approaching release of IcedTea-Web 1.2.3 and 1.3.2, please
consider /release/icedtea-web-1.2/ and /release/icedtea-web-1.3/ frozen.

   - PR1161: X509VariableTrustManager does not work correctly with OpenJDK7
   - PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception

   - Added new option in itw-settings which allows users to set JVM arguments when plugin is 
initialized. (backport)
    PR1260: IcedTea-Web should not rely on GTK
    PR1157: Applets can hang browser after fatal exception
    Provide names for unnamed threads for better debugging

Both releases will also contain a (currently embargoed) security fix.

Thanks for your for patience, understanding and contributions!


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