IcedTea6 1.8 Is Ready For Drinking
IcedTea6, the free software Java project that's backed by Red Hat and derived from OpenJDK 6.x, has reached version 1.8. IcedTea6 1.8 is updated against OpenJDK6 b18, which brings a number of fixes and other improvements.
IcedTea6 1.8 back-ports the "Nimbus" look 'n' feel from OpenJDK 7.0, JAXP and JAXWS have been moved to being external dependencies, a number of security fixes, and many bug-fixes and hardening patches brought over from the OpenJDK update.
The change-log and source download for IcedTea6 1.8 can be found on the project's mailing list.
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