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From Jukka Zitting <ju...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] jackrabbit-core 1.4.9 released
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 14:15:45 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
version 1.4.9 of the jackrabbit-core component. The release is
available for download at:

   http://jackrabbit.apache.org/downloads.html#Downloads-v14

See below for the release notes.

You can upgrade an existing Apache Jackrabbit 1.4 installation to use
the new jackrabbit-core 1.4.9 component simply by replacing a previous
jackrabbit-core-1.4.x.jar file with jackrabbit-core-1.4.9.jar.

Note that the latest recommended version of Apache Jackrabbit is
1.5.3, and that this release is only targeted to users who are not yet
able to upgrade from Jackrabbit 1.4.


Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit Core -- Version 1.4.9

Introduction
------------

This is the 1.4.9 patch release of the jackrabbit-core component of
Apache Jackrabbit, a fully conforming implementation of the Content
Repository for Java Technology API (JCR).

This release is targeted to users who are not yet ready to upgrade to
the more recent Jackrabbit 1.5.x releases, but who still need some of the
more important recent fixes and improvements, especially related to query
performance. See below for the full list of changes in this release.

See the Apache Jackrabbit website at http://jackrabbit.apache.org/ for
more information.

Changes in this release
-----------------------

All the changes in this release are listed below. The issue identifier and
title is listed for each change and known issue. You can look up individual
issues for more details in the Jackrabbit issue tracker at
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR

 Improvements
 [JCR-1337] Optimize first execution queries for DescendantSelfAxisWeight/...
 [JCR-1872] Improve performance of simple path queries
 [JCR-1884] CachingIndexReader.initializeParents() does not scale well ...
 [JCR-1998] Initialize hierarchy cache on startup

 Bug fixes
 [JCR-1573] Lucene Query Exception: 'attempt to access a deleted document'

Release Contents
----------------

Like the previous jackrabbit-core 1.4.x releases this patch release only
contains the jackrabbit-core component. The component is distributed both
as a source archive and a pre-compiled binary.

   * Source archive (jackrabbit-core-1.4.9-src.jar)

       The source archive contains the full source code of this release
       in a "jackrabbit-core-1.4.9" directory. Use the following commands
       (or the equivalent in your environment) to build the component
       with Maven 2 and Java 1.4 or higher:

         $ jar xf jackrabbit-core-1.4.9-src.jar
         $ cd jackrabbit-core-1.4.9
         $ mvn install

   * Pre-compiled binary (jackrabbit-core-1.4.9.jar)

       Core of the Apache Jackrabbit content repository implementation.

See the included README.txt file for more information.

Each release file is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature. The public key used for the signatures can be found
in the KEYS file.

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