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From Alex Parvulescu <alexparvule...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.5.1 released
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2012 19:26:35 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.5.1. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.5.1


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.5, 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 2.5 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from
Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
For production use we recommend the latest stable 2.4 release.

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.5.1


  [JCR-3242] - Update to Lucene 3.6
  [JCR-3263] - Consistency checker performance improvements
  [JCR-3265] - Consistency checker should double check for false positives
  [JCR-3269] - Consistency checker should fix 'disconnected' nodes
  [JCR-3319] - Improve performance of repository updates - tweak index
'deletes' creation
  [JCR-3327] - Upgrade to Java SE 6
  [JCR-3330] - upgrade httpclient 3 dependency to final release 3.1
  [JCR-3331] - various tests do not compile with source==1.6
  [JCR-3332] - Add constructor with size argument to Node- and
  [JCR-3339] - Log stack trace with warn message in ObservationDispatcher
  [JCR-3350] - Easy-to-use utility class for adding ACEs to nodes
  [JCR-3351] - Add performance test setup for jr2.6
  [JCR-3352] - Minor improvements for collecting ACEs
  [JCR-3356] - performance tests
  [JCR-3358] - Allow null type in JcrUtils.getOrAddNode(parent, name, type)
  [JCR-3362] - Use a basic form for audit logs
  [JCR-3365] - Provide get property and get node utility methods in JcrUtils
  [JCR-3369] - Garbage collector improvements
  [JCR-3370] - TCK test for shareable node paths assumes work area
  [JCR-3371] - TCK test for shareable nodes incorrectly assumes the
'mix:shareable' mixin cannot be removed
  [JCR-3376] - TCK: SQLPathTest.testChildAxisRoot expects root node not in
  [JCR-3386] - Adjust some default values of the BasicDataSource in the
  [JCR-3392] - Combine the XA aware (Reentrant) LockImpls to prevent
duplicate code
  [JCR-3393] - InternalVersionManagerBase.calculateCheckinVersionName may
fail with NPE on broken versioning persistence

Bug fixes

  [JCR-2666] - JCR TCK Test for Restoring Version Tests That Versionable
Child Is also Restored, contrary to JCR 2.0 specification
  [JCR-3267] - Consistency checker needs to run multiple times to fix all
  [JCR-3313] - JCR TCK Test for expanding column names is too restrictive
  [JCR-3318] - BLOB not stored and no exception thrown
  [JCR-3321] - TCK: Strange XPath query in
  [JCR-3324] - TCK: GetQueryTest.testGetQuery() unnecessarily uses a same
name sibling
  [JCR-3325] - check-release script fails to compute hashes on Cygwin
(conf'd to text mode)
  [JCR-3326] - missing test configuration for
  [JCR-3328] - leaking temp files
  [JCR-3329] - incorrect WebDAV PROPFIND response for version-controlled
  [JCR-3334] - incorrect logging template in CachingEntryCollector
  [JCR-3337] - Negated descendant node query with no results throws NPE
  [JCR-3343] - ClusterNode's updateCommited method throws NPE
  [JCR-3345] - ACL evaluation may return non-fresh results
  [JCR-3346] - JMX Popular Queries size issue
  [JCR-3349] - The BatchMode of the ConnectionHelper doesn't work in XA
  [JCR-3353] - A DeadLock can occur if an Exception is thrown while
unlocking the Journal
  [JCR-3354] - The ReadWriteLock in AbstractJournal can create a Deadlock
in XA Environment
  [JCR-3355] - Unable to create performance tests using JCR 2.0 API
  [JCR-3363] - DataStore garbage collection: test case
GarbageCollectorTest.testGC() is too lenient
  [JCR-3367] - InMemBundlePersistenceManager#getAllNodeIds is not
implemented correctly
  [JCR-3373] - ChildNodesQueryHits may throw IOException when the session
has limited access
  [JCR-3374] - Size estimate for AbstractBundlePersistenceManager.MISSING
is too low
  [JCR-3377] - DataStore Temp-Files will not be deleted as side effect of
  [JCR-3378] - The ConnectionHelper can return a closed Connection in
  [JCR-3379] - XA concurrent transactions - NullPointerException
  [JCR-3380] - TCK tests for shareable nodes assume moving shareable nodes
is not supported
  [JCR-3383] - Unclosed Resources in ConnectionHelper if ResultSet is null
  [JCR-3384] - TCK: BinaryPropertyTest.testGetLengthJcr2() fails with a
multi-valued binary property
  [JCR-3385] - DbClusterTest fails when port is already in use
  [JCR-3387] - On heavy load we see occasional SQLException: closed
statement: next
  [JCR-3390] - Reordering policy node fails with AccessDeniedException
  [JCR-3399] - Shared ISM does not release the internal Writelock if
something unexpectedly is happening in externalUpdate

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.5.0

New features

  [JCR-3233] Provide callback for consistency checker
  [JCR-3255] Access cluster node id


  [JCR-3181] add test case for recovering from broken version history ...
  [JCR-3191] Update commons-io dependency from versiom 1.4 to 2.0.1
  [JCR-3209] lock token validity
  [JCR-3212] add TCK test for Info map of NODE_MOVED event on node
  [JCR-3213] Speed up NodeIndexer.isIndexed() check
  [JCR-3229] FileRevision should have a flag to control whether to sync ...
  [JCR-3231] Replace BundleFsPersistenceManager with ...
  [JCR-3232] Improve FileRevision extensibility
  [JCR-3237] add missing name constants for mix:title
  [JCR-3243] RepositoryStatistics should be more flexible
  [JCR-3248] TimeoutHandler visitor should be extracted into a dedicated
  [JCR-3253] Set omit term freq positions flag on parent field in the index
  [JCR-3254] make max size of CachingEntryCollector's cache configurable
  [JCR-3259] augment logging information around CachingEntryCollector
  [JCR-3275] Audit log
  [JCR-3280] SQL2 joins on empty sets are not efficient
  [JCR-3282] Optimize usage of norms
  [JCR-3286] InternalVersionManagerBase.calculateCheckinVersionName will ...
  [JCR-3296] Indexing ignored file types creates some garbage
  [JCR-3315] Add .gitignore file

Bug fixes

  [JCR-2662] JCR unit tests for journaled observation do not check ...
  [JCR-3050] NullPointerException on removing a node acquired from search
  [JCR-3158] Deadlock in DBCP when accessing node
  [JCR-3192] Javadoc in jackrabbit-jcr-rmi is missing an ending ">"
  [JCR-3227] VolatileIndex not closed properly
  [JCR-3234] QueryStat getPopularQueries doesn't set the proper position
  [JCR-3236] Can not instantiate lucene Analyzer in SearchIndex
  [JCR-3247] SQL2 ISDESCENDANTNODE BooleanQuery#TooManyClauses returns
  [JCR-3250] webapp welcome page shows incorrect port when port is the ...
  [JCR-3261] Problems with BundleDbPersistenceManager getAllNodeIds
  [JCR-3262] Oracle JDBC Class Cast Exception
  [JCR-3266] JCR-SQL2 query with multiple columns in result only returns ...
  [JCR-3268] Re-index fails on corrupt bundle
  [JCR-3270] Error instantiating lucene search index in Turkish Regional ...
  [JCR-3272] EventConsumer.canRead() should rely on
  [JCR-3289] Remove operation right after move operation causes missing ...
  [JCR-3290] Concurrent add and move can cause inconsistency
  [JCR-3291] Stack overflow in multi-session test with moves
  [JCR-3292] Workspace move in concurrent environment causes inconsistencies
  [JCR-3298] jackrabbit-core RepositoryChecker.fix() can fail with OOM
  [JCR-3299] Adding new index infos generation is not atomic
  [JCR-3300] tests should consistently check for repository support and ...
  [JCR-3303] ClusterNode's stopDelay should default to something other zero
  [JCR-3307] JCR test org.apache.jackrabbit.test.api.version....
  [JCR-3312] AbstractSession.getItem should deal with identifier paths
  [JCR-3314] Drop commons-io dependency from spi-commons
  [JCR-3316] invalid namespace URI in AbstractImportXmlTest
  [JCR-3317] Set the MaxTotalConnections on ConnectionManager to prevent ...

In addition to the above-mentioned changes, this release contains
all the changes included up to the Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.0 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.

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