[7u communication] Reordering of jdk7u release versions

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Mon Jan 14 06:31:55 PST 2013

Due to the JDK 7u11 release[1], we need to adjust update versions for
future jdk7u updates in the pipeline. No stabilization forests are open
at the moment so adjustment should be minimal for all.

We plan to keep the current logic of using odd update numbers to deliver
applicable fixes from Critical Patch Updates (CPU) for now. The next
planned date for Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Updates [2] (7u13) is
before the planned release date for the JDK update release currently
under development in this project.

The current fixes in the jdk7u forests will now be targeted to the 7u14
release. i.e. 7u12 moves to 7u14. The release schedule for current fixes
will not be impacted. Please continue to deliver fixes to jdk7u-dev.


[1] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html

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