We are pleased to announce a new minor release of IcedTea6, 1.9.3!

The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 using Free Software build tools. It also includes the only Free Java plugin and Web Start implementation.

What’s New?

IcedTea6 1.9.3

  • Re-enable compressed oops by default now 7002666 is fixed.
  • Backports
    • S7002666: Eclipse CDT projects crash with compressed oops
  • Fixes

The tarballs can be downloaded from:

SHA256 sums:

  • c81577931def9d2a8bde494d489af47bfa1377d99731ff599a262b49850399fc icedtea6-1.9.3.tar.gz

The following people helped with these releases:

We would also like to thank the bug reporters and testers!

To get started:

$ tar xzf icedtea6-1.9.3.tar.gz
$ cd icedtea6-1.9.3

Full build requirements and instructions are in INSTALL:

$ ./configure [--enable-zero --enable-pulse-java --enable-systemtap ...]
$ make