Java News from Saturday, September 22, 2007

Version 1.1.8 of the Kaffe open source Java virtual machine for various Unixes has been released. This release adds a PowerPC JIT among other new features and bug fixes. This release updates GNU Classpath to 0.93; compiles with gcc 4.1; removes the javax.comm, javax.servlet, microsoft and pjava extensions. adds a Xynth Windowing System based AWT backend, and adds ports to i386-GNU/kFreeBSD, i386-Interix, and x86_64-openbsd.