Category Archives: Java

IcedTea-Web 1.1.7, 1.2.2 and 1.3.1 [security releases] released!

A potential heap buffer overflow issue has been found and fixed in IcedTea-Web. It is recommended that all IcedTea-Web users update to this new version. We would like to thank Arthur Gerkis for reporting this issue. The fixed issue is: … Continue reading

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Why do XX and YY in JDK6 uXX and OpenJDK6 bYY differ?

This question seems to get asked fairly frequently and since there is no page clearly explaining this, here is one! At the time of writing this, the latest version of JDK6 (the proprietary Oracle version) is u25. The latest OpenJDK6 … Continue reading

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Slides for my 2011 Red Hat Summit presentation

I gave a talk at this year’s Red Hat Summit on IcedTea/OpenJDK and on some of the upcoming new features in Java 7 and 8. The title was “Java – From OpenJDK to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and What Lies … Continue reading

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