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From Julian Reschke <resc...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.2 released
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:58:03 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.2. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.17.2


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.17.2, a fully compliant implementation 
of the
Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as
specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).

Apache Jackrabbit 2.17.2 is an unstable release cut directly from
Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other
improvements. For production use we recommend the latest stable 2.16.x

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.17.2


     [JCR-4253] - RepositoryConfig: add some handling for mkdir failure


     [JCR-4246] - java.security.acl deprecated in Java 10, marked for 
removal in Java 11
     [JCR-4254] - Update Logback version to >= 1.2.0, SLF4J accordingly
     [JCR-4261] - webapp: align jsons-simple dependencies internally and 
with oak
     [JCR-4262] - jcr-server: align org.apache.felix.scr.annotations 
with oak
     [JCR-4263] - jcr-server, jackrabbit-bundle: align org.osgi 
dependencies with oak
     [JCR-4264] - jackrabbit-standalone: align commons-cli dependency 
with oak
     [JCR-4266] - Update servlet-api to 2.5
     [JCR-4271] - Remove redundant JavaDoc link to Java 7 API
     [JCR-4272] - Upgrade surefire and failsafe plugins to 2.21.0
     [JCR-4273] - Mention SHA512 checksums in release notes
     [JCR-4274] - stop advertising MD5 checksums
     [JCR-4275] - Incorrect link to KEYS in release notes
     [JCR-4277] - stop creating MD5 checksums for releases


     [JCR-4258] - Remove SimpleJBossAccessManager in preparation of 
upcoming acl changes
     [JCR-4280] - code coverage checks fail on Java 10

In addition to the above-mentioned changes, this release contains
all the changes included up to the Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.x release.

For more detailed information about all the changes in this and other
Jackrabbit releases, please see the Jackrabbit issue tracker at


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 SHA512 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

About Apache Jackrabbit

Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the Content
Repository for Java Technology API (JCR). A content repository is a
hierarchical content store with support for structured and unstructured
content, full text search, versioning, transactions, observation, and

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 140 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 3,800+ contributors.

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


Apache Jackrabbit, Jackrabbit, Apache, the Apache feather logo, and the 
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