Apple Releases Java 1.4.2 Update 2

Apple Computer on Thursday released Java 1.4.2 Update 2 via the Mac OS X Software Update preference pane. From Appleis release note:

Java 1.4.2 Update 2 provides improved behavior for applets in Safari and increased stability for desktop Java applications. Java 1.4.2 Update 2 also includes all the improvements from Java 1.4.2 Update 1.

The system will be updated to Java 1.4.2 Update 2. If the system currently has Java 1.4.1, it will be removed. Any previous Java 1.4.2 installation will be completely replaced.

You can find more information on Java at Appleis Java Web site. The download weighs in at 26.4 MB.