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January 2023 Azul Zulu 8.68 (8u362) Update Release Notes

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January 26, 2023

Release Details

Release Date: January 26, 2023

New versions of Zulu 8 were released on January 26th, 2023 to align with 8u362-b09. This version is only required in very specific cases and most users can skip this version.

The release includes the following versions:

Azul Zulu Version*

Update Type**

JDK VersionThe JDK version that is used in this release of Azul Zulu.

Based onThe previous version of Azul Zulu that was used as the basis for the current version.

JavaFX VersionThe version of JavaFX that is included in this release of Azul Zulu. JavaFX is available in the bandles with the -fx- suffix in the name.

Azul Zulu Version

JDK Version (CA) (SA)






* Azul provides three types of distribution packages for each Java version:

  • SA distributions are tested, certified, and commercially supported Azul Zulu builds of OpenJDK. Azul ensures that the software that uses the Accessible APIs of the product does not have to include specific licenses and that such use does not contaminate the code or intellectual property of such software with any license requirements.

  • CA are Azul Zulu builds of OpenJDK that are free to download and use.

** Update type:

  • PSU (Patch Set Updates) incorporates all fixes in the corresponding CPU, as well as additional non-security bug fixes. Azul Zulu PSU releases incorporate both security fixes and other changes that align the release contents with the associated OpenJDK project quarterly release. PSU releases are available in SA, NV, and CA distributions.

Fixed Issues

Azul Zulu Bug Fixes

The following table describes the Azul Zulu changes implemented in this release.

OpenJDK Patch ID Synopsis


JDK-8286496 causes build failure on older GCC.


ProblemList java/text/Format/NumberFormat/


java/text/Format/NumberFormat/ fails for hr_HR.