Update Release Notes

Java™ SE 6 Update 32

The full internal version number for this update release is 1.6.0_32-b05 (where "b" means "build"). The external version number is 6u32.

Olson Data 2011l

Java SE 6u32 contains Olson time zone data version 2011l. For more information, refer to Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.

Security Baselines

The security baselines for the Java SE platform at the time of the release of Java SE 6u32 are specified in the following table:

JRE Family Version Java for Business Security Baseline
6 1.6.0_31
5.0 1.5.0_34
1.4.2 1.4.2_36

For more information about security baselines, see Deploying Java Applets With Family JRE Versions in Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Bug Fixes

For bug fixes in this release, see Java SE 6u32 Bug Fixes.

Known Issues

In the Java SE 6 implementation of the javac command, the default value for the -source option, is 1.5. This means that by default, an encoding error is reported as a warning instead of an error.

In order to force javac to treat encoding problems as errors, add the -source option to the javac command as shown next:
javac -source 1.6