General Guide and Reference for Upgrading to a New Java Version
(Doc ID 2284989.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2018
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Oracle JRockit - Version R28.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document describes general considerations and references for planning an upgrade to a new Java SE major version, e.g. Java 7, Java 8, etc.
This document is for anyone who is planning to upgrade from an older Java version to a newer Java SE version. For the purpose of this document, an example of upgrading from Java 6 (either Java SE (Hotspot) or JRockit) to Java SE 8 is used.
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