IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 14

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IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 14 general availability.

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Service refresh 14 is now available on developerWorks for all platforms and contains the following changes:

  • File descriptors are now closed immediately
  • Change in behavior when using XSLT extension elements or functions with Java security enabled
  • Updated Health Center agent

File descriptors are now closed immediately

There is a change to the default behaviour of the close() method of the FileInputStream, FileOutputStream, and RandomAccessFile classes. In previous releases, the default behavior was to close the file descriptor only when all the streams that were using it were also closed. The new default behavior is to close the file descriptor regardless of any other streams that might still be using it. You can revert to the previous default behavior by using a system property, however this property will be removed in future releases. For more information, see -Dcom.ibm.streamsCloseFDWithStream.

Unexpected XSLT error on extension elements or extension functions when Java security is enabled

Any attempt to use extension elements or extension functions when Java security is enabled, results in a javax.xml.transform.TransformerException error during XSLT processing. This change in behavior is introduced to enhance security. For more information, see Unexpected XSLT error on extension elements or extension functions when Java security is enabled.

Health Center agent

This release contains a later level of the IBM Monitoring and Diagnostic Tool for Java Health Center agent. To learn about the function included with this agent, see http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/hctool/v1r0/topic/com.ibm.java.diagnostics.healthcenter.doc/topics/platforms.html.


For any security fixes provided in this service refresh, see the list of Security alerts.
For a list of the IBM fixes included, see IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 fixes.

For any late breaking news or supplementary information that is not included in the Information Center, see IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6: Current news.

Visit developerWorks: IBM developer kits to download the service refresh.

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More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
Java SDK

Software version:

6.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, z/OS

Reference #:

1641913

Modified date:

2014-01-03

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