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Java SE Versions, Patch Updates, and Schedules: CPUs, PSUs, BPRs, Public v. Support Only Releases (Doc ID 1682574.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2022

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
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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In this Document
 "Feature" Versions and Long-Term Support "LTS" Versions
  "Feature" Versions
 Long-Term Support "LTS" Versions
 Version and Patch Numbering Scheme  
 Java Release Roadmap
 Supported Updates
 Critical Patch Updates (CPUs)
 Patch Set Updates (PSUs) - Discontinued
 Bundled Patch Releases (BPRs)
 Public Releases
 Product Releases (Non-Public, Java SE Support Customers Only1)
 Cumulative Updates
 Unsupported Updates
 Early Access Updates
 OpenJDK Releases

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