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From Julian Reschke <resc...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.2 released
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:59:16 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.2. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.16.2


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.16.2, 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 2.16.2 is an incremental feature release based on
and compatible with earlier stable Jackrabbit 2.x releases. Jackrabbit
2.16.x releases are considered stable and targeted for production use.

The minimum Java version for this release is Java 8. See


for maintenance versions that support earlier Java versions.

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.16.2


     [JCR-4291] - FileInputStream for workspace.xml not closed in 


     [JCR-4253] - RepositoryConfig: add some handling for mkdir failure
     [JCR-4292] - davex: preserve cause in exceptions and log affected URI


     [JCR-4254] - Update Logback version to >= 1.2.0, SLF4J accordingly
     [JCR-4256] - create announcement mail template for releases
     [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-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-4288] - Upgrade tika-parsers dependency to 1.18
     [JCR-4290] - remove unused commons-codec dependency
     [JCR-4293] - jackrabbit-core: observation tests should not rely on 
mix:lockable mixin type
     [JCR-4294] - TCK tests should pass on repositories without locking 
     [JCR-4296] - Upgrade httpmime dependency to 4.5.5
     [JCR-4299] - Update derby dependency to
     [JCR-4311] - 2.16: remove comparisonVersion for baseline check (let 
defaults apply)


     [JCR-4280] - code coverage checks fail on Java 10

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 
Jackrabbit project logo are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation.

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