[arch-general] Java 7 is now in [community-testing] and needs testing.

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 09:50:36 EDT 2011

On 28 June 2011 23:41, Thomas Dziedzic <gostrc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Java 7 is getting released on July 28th so I thought it would be a good time
> to let users test it out.
> I have just pushed jre/jdk 7 build 147 into [community-testing] so that
> users can have a month in advance to report bugs, and notify upstream
> projects if they are incompatible with java 7.
> You should be able to install jre/jdk 7 without the need to enable any of
> the testing repos.
> I have tested it on my computer with a couple of browser games which seem to
> work fine.
> The only program that doesn't work with Java 7 afaik is minecraft, the
> specific problem can be tracked here:
> http://getsatisfaction.com/mojang/topics/minecraft_doesnt_work_with_java_7
> Hopefully we can have enough users complaining that the devs will take
> notice.
> A summary of the changes that come with Java 7:
> http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk7/features/
> Bugs that are not packaging bugs should be submitted to
> http://bugreport.sun.com/bugreport/
> The Java 7 feedback forum is located at
> http://www.java.net/forums/jdk/java-se-snapshots-project-feedback?force=259
> Cheers!

It works fine with Intellij IDEA and Free Rapid Downloader.


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