We have a new release of IcedTea (http://bitly.com/it20610) and a new OpenJDK
7 release, u151-b01, to go with it. This is made from the current state of the
OpenJDK 7u repositories plus backports of the new security fixes
included in 8u141
and 8u144.

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Changes since u141-b02:
  - S7117357: Warnings in sun.instrument, tools and other sun.* classes
  - S7117570: Warnings in sun.mangement.* and its subpackages
  - S7143230: fix warnings in java.util.jar, sun.tools.jar, zipfs demo, etc.
  - S8022440: suppress deprecation warnings in sun.rmi
  - S8024069: replace_in_map() should operate on parent maps
  - S8026796: Make replace_in_map() on parent maps generic
  - S8030787: [Parfait] JNI-related warnings from b119 for
  - S8030875: Macros for checking and returning on exceptions
  - S8031737: CHECK_NULL and CHECK_EXCEPTION macros cleanup
  - S8034912: backport of 8031737 to jdk8u breaks linux buld.
  - S8035629: [parfait] JNI exc pending in
  - S8037287: Windows build failed after JDK-8030787
  - S8048703: ReplacedNodes dumps it's content to tty
  - S8080492: [Parfait] Uninitialised variable in
  - S8139870: sun.management.LazyCompositeData.isTypeMatched() fails
for composite types with items of ArrayType
  - S8143377: Test PKCS8Test.java fails
  - S8149450: LdapCtx.processReturnCode() throwing Null Pointer Exception
  - S8155690: Update libPNG library to the latest up-to-date
  - S8156804: Better constraint checking
  - S8162461: Hang due to JNI up-call made whilst holding JNI critical lock
  - S8163958: Improved garbage collection
  - S8165231: java.nio.Bits.unaligned() doesn't return true on ppc
  - S8165367: Additional tests for JEP 288: Disable SHA-1 Certificates
  - S8167228: Update to libpng 1.6.28
  - S8169209: Improved image post-processing steps
  - S8169392: Additional jar validation steps
  - S8170966: Right parenthesis issue
  - S8172204: Better Thread Pool execution
  - S8172461: Service Registration Lifecycle
  - S8172465: Better handling of channel groups
  - S8172469: Transform Transformer Exceptions
  - S8173145: Menu is activated after using mnemonic Alt/Key combination
  - S8173286: Better reading of text catalogs
  - S8173697: Less Active Activations
  - S8173770: Image conversion improvements
  - S8174098: Better image fetching
  - S8174105: Better naming attribution
  - S8174113: Better sourcing of code
  - S8174164: SafePointNode::_replaced_nodes breaks with irreducible loops
  - S8174729: Race Condition in java.lang.reflect.WeakCache
  - S8174770: Check registry registration location
  - S8174873: Improved certificate procesing
  - S8175097: [TESTBUG] 8174164 fix missed the test
  - S8175106: Higher quality DSA operations
  - S8175110: Higher quality ECDSA operations
  - S8175251: Failed to load RSA private key from pkcs12
  - S8176055: JMX diagnostic improvements
  - S8176067: Proper directory lookup processing
  - S8176731: JCK tests in api/javax_xml/transform/ spec conformance
started failing after 8172469
  - S8176760: Better handling of PKCS8 material
  - S8176769: Remove accidental spec change in jdk8u
  - S8177449: (tz) Support tzdata2017b
  - S8178135: Additional elliptic curve support
  - S8178996: [macos] JComboBox doesn't display popup in mixed JavaFX
Swing Application on 8u131 and Mac OS 10.12
  - S8179014: JFileChooser with Windows look and feel crashes on win 10
  - S8179887: Build failure with glibc >= 2.24: error: 'int
readdir_r(DIR*, dirent*, dirent**)' is deprecated
  - S8180582: The bind to rmiregistry is rejected by registryFilter
even though registryFilter is set
  - S8181420: PPC: Image conversion improvements
  - S8181591: 8u141 L10n resource file update
  - S8182054: Improve wsdl support
  - S8184119: Incorrect return processing for the LF editor of
  - S8184993: Jar file verification failing with SecurityException:
digest missing xxx
  - S8185501: Missing import in JAXP code
  - S8185502: No overflow operator on OpenJDK 7
  - S8185716: OpenJDK 7 PPC64 port uses a different ins_encode format in ppc.ad

Webrevs for the new changes:


Ok to push?
Andrew :)

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Red Hat, Inc. (http://www.redhat.com)

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