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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] 2.1.1 & 1.7.0
Date Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:54:32 GMT

> On 7. Nov 2017, at 17:58, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Dear CouchDB Community,
> 
> The Apache CouchDB development team is proud to announce the
> immediate availability of versions 2.1.1 and 1.7.0.
> 
> Both releases are security releases and fix multiple CRITICAL
> issues. Updates are mandatory.
> 
> Due to the severity of the issues and the limited options for
> workarounds, we will delay the release of detailed descriptions
> by seven (7) days and publish a full report on Tuesday, November
> 14th. We expect all CouchDB users to update their installations
> before then.

A friendly reminder that we are releasing the vulnerability detail
information in about 24 hours. Now is the time to upgrade to 2.1.1
or 1.7.1.

Best
Jan
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> 
> We are working with various package managers to ensure a smooth
> update path, but we can not make any promises. We advise all
> users to prepare to update from source, instructions can be
> found in the CouchDB documentation:
> 
> http://docs.couchdb.org/en/2.1.1/install/index.html (2.1.1) and
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/tree/1.7.0/share/doc/src/install (1.7.0).
> 
> For download options, see the download section of the main CouchDB
> website:
> 
> 
>    http://couchdb.apache.org/#download
> 
> 
> * * *
> 
> 
> ## Release Details
> 
> In addition to the security fix, both releases include a number of additional features
and bugfixes.
> 
> # New features in 2.1.1
> 
> - Support compilation and running under Erlang/OTP 20.x.
> - Improve compaction speed by 10-40%.
> - Improve design doc cache performance.
> - Add support for partial indexes in Mango.
> - Add bookmark pagination to Mango.
> - Add execution_stats option to Mango queries for performance analysis.
> - The cookie domain for AuthSession cookies, used in a proxy authentication configuration,
can now be customised via the ini file
> - The current node's local interface can now be accessed at /_node/_local/{endpoint}
as well as at /_node/<nodename>@<hostname>/{endpoint}.
> - Fauxton now uses a version of React with a BSD license.
> - See the full list here: https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/blob/0c804c8b15ae0008ee1ef042cb812d1e16e4144b/src/whatsnew/2.1.rst#version-2-1-1.
> 
> # Other Bug Fixes in 2.1.1
> 
> - The couch_peruser functionality is now really fixed. Really.
> - It is now possible to modify shard maps for system databases.
> - Fix issue on macOS with mounted volumes that have a space in their name.
> - 50+ bug fixes and performance improvements, see the full list here: https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/blob/0c804c8b15ae0008ee1ef042cb812d1e16e4144b/src/whatsnew/2.1.rst#version-2-1-1
> 
> # New features in 1.7.0
> 
> - Support Erlang Versions 18, 19, & 20.
> - Support glibc >= 2.20.
> - support for the _bulk_get endpoint to improve replication performance with PouchDB.
> - Replace etap test suite with EUnit.
> - Support for user configurable SSL ciphers.
> - Upgrade Coffeescript to version 1.10.
> - See the full list here: http://docs.couchdb.org/en/1.7.0/whatsnew/1.7.html#version-1-7-0
> 
> # Other Bug Fixes in 1.7.0
> 
> - Disable Nagle’s algorithm by default.
> - Wrong Expires header weekday.
> - Bind both to IPv4 and IPv6.
> - Duplicate document _ids created under high edit load.
> - See the full list here: http://docs.couchdb.org/en/1.7.0/whatsnew/1.7.html#version-1-7-0
> 
> * * *
> 

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