Omair Majid

Omair Majid

Announcements, thoughts, code and fun

24 Jan 2014

IcedTea-Web and OpenJDK

I posted 3 patches today The first patch is for OpenJDK 9. It creates a hole that allows alternative plugin implementati...
06 Dec 2013

OpenJDK6 B29 Released!

On December 5, 2013, the OpenJDK6 b29 source bundle was published at https://java.net/projects/openjdk6/downloads/. This...
04 Oct 2013

OpenJDK6 B28 Released

On October 4, 2013, the OpenJDK6 b28 source bundle was published at https://java.net/projects/openjdk6/downloads/. This ...
13 Sep 2013

Contributing Patches to OpenJDK

Someone asked me earlier today about how to contribute patches to OpenJDK. OpenJDK is probably not the easiest upstream ...
22 Jun 2012

SharedSecrets in OpenJDK

I have always been impressed by the effort OpenJDK folks go to maintain API compatibility. I recently came across a nift...
11 Apr 2012

OpenJDK and Awesome

I have been playing around with awesome and ran into some issues with Java programs (apparently others users are running...
14 Feb 2012

IcedTea6 1.11.1 Released!

A new release of IcedTea6 1.11 branch is now available: 1.11.1 The update contains the following security fixes: S70822...
31 Jan 2012

IcedTea6 1.11 Released!

After quite a bit of delay, IcedTea6 1.11 has finally been released! Take a look at the release announcement, download i...
06 Jan 2012

IcedTea6 1.11 Branched

I have just branched IcedTea6 1.11. Please start subjecting this branch to the most vicious tests you have. I am plannin...
23 Aug 2011

What IcedTea-Web 1.1 means for you

A number of changes occurred between IcedTea-Web 1.0 and IcedTea-Web 1.1. If you are a packager or a developer here are ...