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Re: Trying to build latest Icedtea / Java 6 [security update]

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Trying to build latest Icedtea / Java 6 [security update]
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08:07:53 +0200
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 09:13:04PM +0200, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:
>> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Icedtea 1.13.11 was released, which fixes a number of security bugs:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > I tried to build it with the attached patch, but it fails for me. I've
>> > attached the tail of the build log. Any advice?
>> The patch looks good to me.  If I understand correctly this may be
>> because we’re bootstrapping with GCJ, which implements Java 1.5.  You
>> can see in the log that “javac” runs with “-source 1.5 -target 5”, which
>> means that it assumes that the code is written in compliance with Java
>> 1.5.  Maybe this file simply is not valid Java 1.5.
>> According to address@hidden is
>> interpreted more strictly in 1.5.  I don’t know much about Java and I
>> haven’t looked at the sources in question, but I guess there are
>> address@hidden annotations above the five method declarations.  We might be
>> able to just remove them.
>> I think this should be reported to Andrew; looks like a bug as
>> bootstrapping with GCJ should work for OpenJDK 6.
> Done:

Thank you.  Since this has been fixed here

we should apply this change to the 1.13.11 sources.

~~ Ricardo

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