[BLFS Trac] #2626: JDK 6 Update 10/IcedTea

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Wed Nov 26 15:03:41 PST 2008

#2626: JDK 6 Update 10/IcedTea
 Reporter:  willimm  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task     |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal   |    Milestone:  6.4                           
Component:  BOOK     |      Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal   |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:           |  
Comment (by dj at linuxfromscratch.org):

 IcedTea is an auto-tooled build harness for OpenJDK with additional code
 to replace the binary plugs (including a browser plug-in and WebStart
 implementation that are currently not a part of OpenJDK).  Unfortunately,
 several web apps are broken by the liveconnect plugin, however, it is
 today 1000 times better than it was at the last release point (just a few
 weeks ago).  I follow development closely, though I haven't built it in
 the past few weeks.  I'll give it a full testing once OpenJDK b14 is
 available.  Hopefully we'll see a 1.4 release against b14 soon (b14 is in
 the wraps).  At any rate, judging by the latest test results, IcedTea6
 today will probably work fine as a dependency in BLFS, but the browser
 plug-in is the big stickler ATM.

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