Java 7 upgraded to OpenJDK 7u71

Change effective on 21 January 2015

Heroku’s support for Java 7 has been upgraded to OpenJDK 7u71. This change affects all Java, Scala, Clojure and Groovy applications with the following setting in their file:


This change will only take effect after your application’s next deployment. Heroku’s Java 8 support remains at version 8u20 and is still the default version when a file is not present.

For more information on Heroku’s Java support, see the Dev Center documentation for Java. For more information on OpenJDK 7u71, see the OpenJDK documentation for Java 7.