End of Public Updates for Oracle Java SE 6

The Oracle Java SE 6u41 release, made available on February 19th, 2013, is the last public update in the Java 6 stream.  The following links may be helpful for people looking for more information about this process:

Note that the phrase ‘End Of Life’ (EOL) is historical, and is now more commonly and accurately referred to as “End of Public Updates”.  Also, the above information is specific to the Oracle JDK.  If you get your JDK or JRE from another vendor or distribution, please check with them for their EOL or End of Public Updates plans and policies.


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1 Response to End of Public Updates for Oracle Java SE 6

  1. DonaldOJDK says:

    A Comment/Question on Twitter re: OpenJDK and updates to 6. As per note from Andrew Haley (of Red Hat), they are now leading the OpenJDK 6 project so one should expect that stream to continue! See: http://lists.debian.org/debian-java/2013/02/msg00005.html

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