Java SE Versions, Patch Updates and Schedules: CPUs, PSUs, BPRs, Public v. Support Only Releases

(Doc ID 1682574.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2018

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides an overview of the various Java SE releases and schedules.  It differentiates Critical Patch Updates (CPUs), Patch Set Updates (PSUs), Bundled Patch Releases (BPRs), as well as Public releases vs. Commercial releases.  Also, it provides an understanding of how to obtain the updates and discusses supportability.


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