Java SE 8u40 Advanced and Java SE 8u40 Support Release Notes

Java SE 8u40 Release Notes

The Java SE 8u40 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Subscription customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u40 release. This release is also available for legacy Java SE Suite, Java SE Advanced, and Java SE Support and when directed by support to be used as part of another Oracle product.

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Java SE 8u40 Bundled Patch Release (BPR) - Bug Fixes and Updates

The following sections summarize changes made in all Java SE 8u40 BPRs. Bug fixes and any other changes are listed below in date order, most current BPR first. Note that bug fixes in previous BPR are also included in the current BPR.

To determine the version of your JDK software, use the following command:

java -version

Changes in Java SE 8u40 b32

Please note that fixes from the prior BPR (8u31 b33) are included in this BPR.

Bug Fixes

BugId Component Subcomponent Summary
8071897 deploy webstart JRE 8U25 and 8u31 b32 cannot launch Java Web Start with proxy pac but works fine for 7u67
client-libs java.awt Minimize can cause window to disappear on osx