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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.5 released
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:58:11 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit version 1.5.5. The release is available for download


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 1.5.5


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
more. See the Jackrabbit web site at http://jackrabbit.apache.org/ for
more information.

Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.5 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported
against previous releases. The jackrabbit-jcr2spi component contains also
some other improvements over previous releases. This release is fully
compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.

See below for a full listing of fixes included in this release.

Changes in this release

All the fixes in this release are listed below per affected component.
The modified components have had their version numbers upgraded to 1.5.5;
other components are still at their previous 1.5.x versions.


Bug fixes
  [JCR-1976] Text.unescape() should should preserve 'unicode' characters
  [JCR-1996] Handle date values in the far future or prevent these from ...
  [JCR-1997] Performance fix, when deserializing large jcr:binary in ...
  [JCR-2017] System view export truncates carriage return


Bug fixes
  [JCR-1117] Bundle cache is not rolled back when the storage of a ...
  [JCR-1216] Unreferenced sessions should get garbage collected
  [JCR-1996] Handle date values in the far future or prevent these from ...
  [JCR-2007] Importing strings with special characters fails
  [JCR-2020] Overlapping index aggregates not updated
  [JCR-2035] IndexingQueue not checked on initial index creation
  [JCR-2048] Workspace is shut down while creating initial index
  [JCR-2036] Set_property permission not checked when saving a new node
  [JCR-2057] When creating multiple repository instances pointing to the ...
  [JCR-2063] FileDataStore: garbage collection can delete files that are ...
  [JCR-2071] IndexMerger throws null pointer exception without stacktrace
  [JCR-2080] DataStore: garbage collection can fail when using workspace ...


Bug fixes
  [JCR-2009] Large file download over webdav causes exception


Bug fixes
  [JCR-2052] XPath QueryFormat may produce malformed XPath statement


Bug fixes
  [JCR-1886] jcr2spi: Unprocessed ItemInfos call to RepositoryService#...
  [JCR-2014] Jcr2Spi: Warning upon reloading property values
  [JCR-2016] ChildNodeEntriesImpl.update logs incorrect errors

  [JCR-1870] jcr2spi: reloading of invalidated nodes doesn't benefit from ...
  [JCR-1871] jcr2spi: use jcr names and path for log and exception message
  [JCR-1891] jcr2spi: use Soft refs for hierarchy
  [JCR-1906] Make observation polling time configurable
  [JCR-1963] Determination of property state difference should skip binary ...
  [JCR-1966] [PATCH] Remove Stutter in NodeState
  [JCR-1967] Impossible comparison in NodeTypeImpl
  [JCR-2038] Lower log level in o.a.j.jcr2spi.query.NodeIteratorImpl
  [JCR-2039] Add log information when node/property type determination fails

You can look up individual issues for more details in the Jackrabbit
issue tracker at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR.


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

    Angela Schreiber      Greg Schueler         Martijn Hendriks
    Bart van der Schans   Henryk Paluch         Michael Dürig
    Chris Schmidt         Jukka Zitting         Sébastien Launay
    Dave Brosius          Julian Reschke        Stefan Guggisberg
    Frank van Lankvelt    Marcel Reutegger      Thomas Müller
    Grégory Joseph

Thank you to everyone involved!

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive (jackrabbit-1.5.5-src.jar)
that contains all the Apache Jackrabbit components. Use the following
commands (or the equivalent in your system) to build the release with
Maven 2 and Java 1.4 or higher:

    jar xf jackrabbit-1.5.5-src.jar
    cd jackrabbit-1.5.5
    mvn install

Note that the OCM components require Java 5 or higher, and are not included
in the build when using Java 1.4.

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 build will result in the following components (with artifactIds in
parenthesis) being built and installed in your local Maven repository.
Pre-built binary artifacts of these components are also available on
the on the central Maven repository.

  * Jackrabbit Parent POM (jackrabbit-parent)
    The Maven parent POM for all Jackrabbit components.

  * Jackrabbit API (jackrabbit-api)
    Interface extensions that Apache Jackrabbit supports in
    addition to the standard JCR API.

  * Jackrabbit JCR Commons (jackrabbit-jcr-commons)
    General-purpose classes for use with the JCR API.

  * Jackrabbit JCR Tests (jackrabbit-jcr-tests)
    Set of JCR API test cases designed for testing the compliance
    of an implementation. Note that this is not the official JCR TCK!

  * Jackrabbit JCR Benchmarks (jackrabbit-jcr-benchmark)
    Framework for JCR performance tests.

  * Jackrabbit Core (jackrabbit-core)
    Core of the Apache Jackrabbit content repository implementation.

  * Jackrabbit Text Extractors (jackrabbit-text-extractors)
    Text extractor classes that allow Jackrabbit to extract text content
    from binary properties for full text indexing.

  * Jackrabbit JCR-RMI (jackrabbit-jcr-rmi)
    RMI remoting layer for the JCR API.

  * Jackrabbit WebDAV Library (jackrabbit-webdav)
    Interfaces and common utility classes used for building a
    WebDAV server or client.

  * Jackrabbit JCR Server (jackrabbit-jcr-server)
    WebDAV servlet implementations based on JCR.

  * Jackrabbit JCR Servlets (jackrabbit-jcr-servlet)
    Set of servlets and other classes designed to make it easier to use
    Jackrabbit and other JCR content repositories in web applications.

  * Jackrabbit Repository Classloader (jackrabbit-classloader)
    Java classloader for loading classes from JCR content repositories.

  * Jackrabbit Web Application (jackrabbit-webapp)
    Deployable Jackrabbit installation with WebDAV support for JCR.

  * Jackrabbit JCA Resource Adapter (jackrabbit-jca)
    J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA) resource adapter for Jackrabbit.

  * Jackrabbit SPI (jackrabbit-spi)
    The SPI defines a layer within a JSR-170 implementation that separates
    the transient space from the persistent layer.

  * Jackrabbit SPI Commons (jackrabbit-spi-commons)
    This component contains generic utility classes that might be used
    to build an SPI implementation.

  * Jackrabbit SPI2JCR (jackrabbit-spi2jcr)
    This component contains a SPI implementation wrapping around an
    implementation of JSR-170.

  * Jackrabbit JCR2SPI (jackrabbit-jcr2spi)
    This component contains an implementation of the JSR-170 API and
    covers the functionality that is not delegated to the SPI

  * Jackrabbit Standalone (jackrabbit-standalone)
    Jackrabbit server in a self-contained runnable jar.

  * Jackrabbit OCM (jackrabbit-ocm)
    Object-Content mapping tool for persisting and accessing Java objects
    in a JCR content repository.

  * Jackrabbit OCM Node Management (jackrabbit-ocm-nodemanagement)
    This component simplifies registration of node types and namespaces
    referenced in OCM mapping descriptors.

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