java release notes for FC8

Andrew Haley aph at
Thu Oct 18 10:16:50 UTC 2007

darrell pfeifer writes:
 > Current rawhide has a severe bug that affects all Sun Java
 > implementations including the jdk1.7.0 betas.
 > The bug causes any Java application to die when it attempts to do graphics.
 > The current workaround for the bug is to run icedtea.
 > I'm not sure that there will be a resolution any time soon. If the bug
 > isn't fixed for FC8, the release notes should clearly indicate that
 > icedtea is the only Java implementation that will work.

I don't see why: presumably IBM, BEA, gcj, etc, still work.  Does the
problem exist anywhere outside Sun's Java?


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