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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.2 released
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2010 07:39:42 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.2. The release is available for download at:


See the full release notes below for details about this release.

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 1.6.2


Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.2 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported
against previous releases. This release is backwards-compatible with the
earlier 1.6.x releases, but contains a change in persistence format that
makes it impossible to downgrade to an earlier release after a repository
has been upgraded to the 1.6.2 version. A full backup of the repository
is recommended before this upgrade.

Changes in this release

This release fixes the following issues:

  JCR-2170 Remove PropDefId and NodeDefId
  JCR-2433 NPE when copying nodes with Workspace.copy()
  JCR-2456 Repository is corrupt after concurrent changes with the same session
  JCR-2503 inconsistent session and persistent state after ...
  JCR-2525 NodeState and NodeStateListener deadlock
  JCR-2554 Deadlock inside XASession on Weblogic
  JCR-2577 SISM.checkAddedChildNodes() prevents merging of concurrent changes
  JCR-2611 DefaultHighlighter.java does not encode illegal XML characters
  JCR-2613 NoSuchItemStateException on checkin after removeVersion in XA ...
  JCR-2645 XML text extraction in Jackrabbit 1.x accesses external resources

See the Jackrabbit issue tracker for more details about these changes:


The issue tracker also documents all the known issues in this release.

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at


The following people have contributed to this release by submitting bug
reports or by participating in the issue resolution process.

    Antonio Martinez        Marcel Reutegger        Stefan Guggisberg
    Bart van der Schans     Martijn Hendriks        Stephan Huttenhuis
    Bram de Kruijff         Maxime Bégnis           The Dong
    Claus Köll              Paul Jara               Thomas Müller
    Frederic Guilbeault     Peter Krokavec          Tobias Bocanegra
    Grégory Joseph          Robert Sauer            Tom Quellenberg
    Jukka Zitting           Sascha Theves

Thank you to everyone involved!

About Apache Jackrabbit

Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the Content
Repository for Java Technology API (JCR, specified in JSR 170 and 283).

A content repository is a hierarchical content store with support for
structured and unstructured content, full text search, versioning,
transactions, observation, and more.

For more information, visit http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation

Established in 1999, The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational,
legal, and financial support for more than 100 freely-available,
collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
the Foundation's intellectual property framework limits the legal exposure
of its 2,500+ contributors.

For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/

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