Java SE 8u212 Advanced and Java SE 8u212 Support

Release Notes


The Java SE 8u212 Advanced Platform, available for Java SE Subscription customers, is based on the current Java SE 8u212 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 8u212 Advanced - Bundled Patch Release (BPR) - Bug Fixes and Updates

The following sections summarize changes made in all Java SE 8u212 Advanced BPR. 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 8u212 b34

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8208666 client-libs 2d Missing glyphs from custom made font when rendering on Graphics2D
8178870 hotspot jvmti instrumentation.retransformClasses cause coredump
8155951 hotspot jvmti VM crash in nsk/jvmti/RedefineClasses/StressRedefine: assert failed: Corrupted constant pool
8151066 hotspot jvmti assert(0 <= i && i < length()) failed: index out of bounds
8221986
(Confidential)
javafx build Intermittent FX Hudson build failure on Windows: cannot execute gperf

Changes in Java SE 8u212 b33

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8218674 client-libs javax.swing HTML Tooltip with "img src=" on component doesn't show
8223233
(Confidential)
install install 8u 211 32 bit MSI uninstalls Java 8u211 64 bit, which is above the security baseline

Changes in Java SE 8u212 b32

 

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8204060 javafx graphics [Canvas] Add API in GraphicsContext to control image smoothing
8221263 client-libs 2d [TEST_BUG] RemotePrinterStatusRefresh test is hard to use
8153732 client-libs 2d Windows remote printer changes do not reflect in lookupPrintServices()
8221412 client-libs 2d lookupPrintServices() does not always update the list of Windows remote printers
8212202 client-libs 2d [Windows] Exception if no printers are installed.
8194653 core-libs java.lang Deadlock involving FileSystems.getDefault and System.loadLibrary call
8219410
(Confidential)
javafx graphics [GraphicsContext] Backport doc changes

Changes in Java SE 8u212 b31

 

Please note that fixes from prior BPR (8u202 b34) are included in this version.

Bug Fixes

BugId Category Subcategory Description
8221355 hotspot compiler Performance regression after JDK-8155635 backport into 8u

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