We are pleased to announce a new minor release of IcedTea6, 1.10.3!

The IcedTea6 project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 using Free Software build tools. It also includes support for using alternate virtual machines such as CACAO and JamVM.

What’s New?

New in release 1.10.3 (2011-07-21):

  • Bug fixes
    • PR748: Icedtea6 fails to build with Linux 3.0.
    • PR744: icedtea6-1.10.2 : patching error
  • Backports:
    • S7037283, RH712211: Null Pointer Exception in SwingUtilities2.
    • S6769607, PR677: Modal frame hangs for a while.
    • S6578583: Modality is broken in windows vista home premium from jdk1.7 b02 onwards.
    • S6610244: modal dialog closes with fatal error if -Xcheck:jni is set

The tarball can be downloaded from:

SHA256 sums:

  • c29827bf4b5ceed41799e680395fa475b67f5bbc94de7bc323030feb4f2be5db icedtea6-1.10.3.tar.gz

The following people helped with this release:

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

To get started:

$ tar xzf icedtea6-1.10.3.tar.gz
$ cd icedtea6-1.10.3

Full build requirements and instructions are in INSTALL:

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