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So several people have asked me about this very unsupported feature recently. First it came up in Google groups discussion. Then it came up again when I was helping one of the Oracle Cloud teams, and used the feature myself to modify some of the tabs to show more relevant data. And now that I […]
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If you’ve been following Infinity and would like to, you know, download some code and try it out… well, now you can!
A jury found that using the declaring lines of code and their structure, sequence, and organization from Java constitutes fair use. Which is a great outcome of a terrible lawsuit Oracle filed some years ago trying to destroy free java. They started by trying to be a patent troll, but when that failed they tried […]
I’ve released bits and pieces of Infinity over the past year, but nothing that really brings everything together. Right now I’m working on an initial full-system release of everything to do with Infinity so far. It’s codenamed “First Flight”, and you’ll be able to actually use it, see how everything hangs together, and generally get a […]
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The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as a PulseAudio sound driver, the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 6 support […]
Fast Non-intrusive Memory Reclamation for Highly-Concurrent Data Structures by Dave Dice, Maurice Herlihy and Alex Kogan, in ISMM 2016
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