These are the release notes and advice for upgrading Joda-Time from version 1.6 to version 1.6.1.

Joda-Time version 1.6.1

Joda-Time is a date and time handling library that seeks to replace the JDK
Date and Calendar classes.

This is a patch release for Joda-Time 1.6.
This release only contains bug fixes.
We recommend all users of 1.6 upgrade to 1.6.1.

We recommend JDK 1.4 or later, and have performed no testing on earlier JDKs.

Joda-Time is licensed under the business-friendly Apache License Version 2.
This is the same license as all of Apache, plus other open source projects such as Spring.
The intent is to make the code available to the Java community with the minimum
of restrictions. If the license causes you problems please contact the mailing list.

**  Please also check out our related projects   **
** http://joda-time.sourceforge.net/related.html **

Compatibility with 1.6
Binary compatible - Yes

Source compatible - Yes

Serialization compatible - Yes

Data compatible - Yes, except
  - DateTimeZone data updated to version 2010k

Semantic compatible - Yes

Deprecations since 1.6
- DateTimeFormatter.getChronolgy() [2783325]
  Incorrect spelling - new method DateTimeFormatter.getChronology()

Bug fixes since 1.6
- LocalTime.fromDateFields()
  Now handles times based on java.util.Date before 1970

- LocalDate.toInterval() [2487417]
  Now handles time zones which have no midnight at DST cutover

- DateTimeZone.convertLocalToUTC [2903029]
  Now handles date after last ever DST change

- Period formatting concurrency [2820871]
  Fix possible concurrency hole in PeriodFormatBuilder.Separator

- Classloading CachedDateTimeZone could invalidate state [2935625]
  Default time zone now lazily loaded

- DateTimeUtils shared static variable now volatile [2986043]

- Time zone compiler now handles 24:00 [2804258]

- Time zone compiler now handles non-UTC better

- Assorted Javadoc clarifications, including [2721880]

Enhancements since 1.6
- None