News: JDK 7u4 (1.7.0_04-b20) and JDK 6u32 (1.6.0_32-b05) available at JVM Host!
Two new versions of Java available in Java Control Panel
Java™ SE 7 Update 4
The full internal version number for this update release is 1.7.0_04-b20 (where "b" means "build") except for Windows on which it is 1.7.0_04-b22 and for Mac OS X on which it is 1.7.0_04-b21. The external version number is 7u4.
This update release contains the following enhancements:
- JDK Support for Mac OS X
- New JVM (Java HotSpot Virtual Machine, version 23)
- New Supported Garbage Collector: Garbage First (G1)
- JavaFX 2.1 Runtime co-installs with JRE 7 during auto-update
- JAXP upgraded to 1.4.6
- Java DB upgraded to 10.8.2.2
- SPARC T4 specific crypto optimizations in the security area
- New flag to unlock Commercial Features
Olson Data 2012c
Java SE 7u4 contains Olson time zone data version 2012c. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.
Read more at Oracle website.
Java™ SE 6 Update 32
The full internal version number for this update release is 1.6.0_32-b05 (where "b" means "build"). The external version number is 6u32.
Olson Data 2011l
Java SE 6u32 contains Olson time zone data version 2011l. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.
For bug fixes in this release, see Java SE 6u32 Bug Fixes.
In the Java SE 6 implementation of the
javac command, the default value for the
-source option, is 1.5. This means that by default, an encoding error is reported as a warning instead of an error.
In order to force
javac to treat encoding problems as errors, add the
-source option to the
javaccommand as shown next:
javac -source 1.6