JDK 7 status and IcedTea

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Nov 29 15:21:40 UTC 2011

On 11/29/2011 11:33 AM, fernando at lozano.eti.br wrote:

>> ---- Original Message ----
>> From: Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com>
>> Sent: Sex, Nov 4, 2011, 12:13 PM
>>> And what about certification? Is there a TCK for Java 7? Will OpenJDK 7 on
>>> Fedora be certified for Fedora 16 at release or at a later update?
>> We haven't got the TCK for Java 7 yet.  We'll certify as soon as
>> we do.
> This meant the community and/or Red Hat did not get the JSR-336 TCK
> yet. It doesn't mean there is any problem with license or process
> that prevents Fedora to get the TCK and certifiy OpenJDK 7 finaries
> for F16 or a future release.
> Am I correct?


> If I am, is there a timeframe for certified builds?


> I'd hate having to get Oracle proprietaty binaries just to satisfy
> bureucratic requirements. :-(
> And while we're talking about Java 7, I heard about serious problems
> preventing some open source packages like Lucene from running under
> Java 7 on production settings.

That is ancient history.  This bug was fixed almost instantly in
IcedTea devel, and no release was ever shipped with this bug either.


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