[thredds] Upgrading to Java 7
We will start requiring Java 7 starting with CDM and TDS versions 4.4,
later this year.
Meanwhile, we recommend that you start to make migration plans to Java 7
now. All supported version of CDM/TDS should work correctly with Java 7.
"After November 2012, Oracle will no longer post updates of Java SE 6 to
its public download sites. Existing Java SE 6 downloads already posted
as of November 2012 will remain accessible in the Java Archive on Oracle
Technology Network. Developers and end-users are encouraged to update to
more recent Java SE versions that remain available for public download.
"As we always stated that an outdated installation can be a bad idea.
For this reason, starting with 7u5 we will start to automatically
upgrade Java installations on Microsoft Windows to Java SE 7. Initially
a fraction of the installations will be automatically upgraded. After a
while the automated update path will lead to Java SE 7 for all users by
"In addition, the default version available for download from Java.com
will also change from Java SE 6 to Java SE 7 in the coming weeks.
"Please see this FAQ (http://java.com/java7faq/) for any questions. More
details on Oracle’s Java SE Roadmap and EOL policy can be found at
"Moreover, I would like to use this opportunity to let you know that, in
line with no longer posting updates of Java SE 6 after November 2012 to
Oracle’s public download sites, we don’t have plans to contribute
further changes to OpenJDK 6 after November 2012. Users of OpenJDK 6
should consider upgrading to OpenJDK 7, or, of course, to Oracle JDK 7,
depending on their requirements."