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2014/07/23 23:53

Oracle and ARM have been working together for a while now to port the Oracle JDK 8 to the 64-bit ARMv8 micro architecture, in support of the introduction of 64-bit ARM-based servers. This project is making good progress and remains on track for GA in the first half of CY2015. Collaboration with hardware partners is going well:

2014/07/23 20:37
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 7 support […]
2014/07/21 18:44
I’ve finally relocated, and things are slowly returning to normal. Moving to a new country is not for the faint of heart. I won’t spend much time describing the actual 7 circles of hell we’ve been through, but I will note this: Be very careful when selecting the company to help you move. Find one […]
2014/07/18 22:53
We are pleased to announce the release of IcedTea-Sound 1.0.1… after finding that IcedTea-Sound 1.0.0 was a little broken If you find an issue with the release, please report it to our bug database under the appropriate component. Development discussion takes place on the distro-pkg-dev OpenJDK mailing list and patches are always welcome. Full details […]
2014/07/18 21:50
We are pleased to announce the inaugural release of IcedTea-Sound. At present, IcedTea-Sound contains the PulseAudio provider which was removed from IcedTea itself from 2.5.0 onwards. More providers may be included in the future. If you find an issue with the release, please report it to our bug database under the appropriate component. Development discussion […]
2014/07/16 11:27

Yesterday's JDK 7u65 and 8u11 updates changed method overriding yet again and, of course, it is still broken.

2014/07/16 10:37
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as 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 7 support in the 2.5.x series […]
2014/07/16 06:53

In Februari I reported two Java vulnerabilities to Oracle. Yesterday they released the update that fixed them, so here are the descriptions of the two issues.

2014/07/15 21:17
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 […]
2014/07/13 08:18

I updated my ancient version of dasBlog. Please let me know if something isn't working properly.

2014/07/11 23:35

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced end of support for Windows XP. As a direct result, Oracle announced that we no longer provide official support for Java on Windows XP. The main implication of this is that a customer with a support contract may be required to reproduce an issue encountered on Windows XP on a later version of Windows, and if the issue is ...

2014/07/11 08:08

Completed LambdaMetafactory intrinsification.

2014/07/03 14:28
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2014/07/02 11:43

I fixed a whole bunch of weird edge case behaviors and finally did the first part of the lambda performance work.

2014/07/01 06:24

So which project should you choose? ThreeTen-Backport or Joda-Time?

2014/07/28 00:05
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