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From Julian Reschke <resc...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.0 released
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:24:06 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.18.0. The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.18.0


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.18.0, 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 2.18.0 is an incremental feature release based on
and compatible with earlier stable Jackrabbit 2.x releases. Jackrabbit
2.18.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 2.18.0


     [JCR-4120] - Spi2DavexRepositoryServiceImpl always hardcodes the 
default workspace name to "default"
     [JCR-4241] - Jacoco plugin fails with exception
     [JCR-4242] - Build failure: unapproved license
     [JCR-4291] - FileInputStream for workspace.xml not closed in 
     [JCR-4317] - davex remoting fails for non-ASCII characters in node 
     [JCR-4324] - NPE on Version.getLinearPredecessor() implementation
     [JCR-4339] - Indexing configuration condition property seems to be 
     [JCR-4370] - Remove extraneously set config from TestS3Ds
     [JCR-4387] - Incorrect exception message when same-name-sibling is 
prevented on import

New Feature

     [JCR-4335] - API for direct binary access


     [JCR-3211] - Support HTTP proxy in SPI2DAV
     [JCR-4001] - When using Node.getProperties(String namePattern) also 
child nodes are processed
     [JCR-4237] - cleanup throws clauses of private methods
     [JCR-4238] - use StandardCharsets to avoid having to handle 
     [JCR-4239] - Suppress Tika startup warnings
     [JCR-4249] - Introduce replacement for java.security.acl.Group
     [JCR-4253] - RepositoryConfig: add some handling for mkdir failure
     [JCR-4287] - Improve Debug-Log in SearchIndex and MultiIndex
     [JCR-4292] - davex: preserve cause in exceptions and log affected URI
     [JCR-4354] - VFS (commons-vfs) based FileSystem for VFS backend 
based Persistence Manager
     [JCR-4355] - Javadoc fixes and improvements for new direct binary 
access API
     [JCR-4369] - Avoid S3 Incomplete Read Warning


     [JCR-4215] - Use Tika version 1.17
     [JCR-4218] - switch bundle comparisonVersion
     [JCR-4221] - Upgrade Apache HttpComponents to 4.5.4
     [JCR-4222] - Document reduced RMI interop with older servers after 
java-9 related changes
     [JCR-4223] - Upgrade commons-fileupload dependency to 1.3.3
     [JCR-4224] - Upgrade tomcat-servlet dependency to 7.0.82
     [JCR-4225] - Upgrade commons-chains dependency to 1.2
     [JCR-4226] - Upgrade tika-parsers dependency to 1.16
     [JCR-4228] - Update Oak dependency to latest 1.0 stable release
     [JCR-4229] - Remove Oak dependency in webapp
     [JCR-4231] - Upgrade aws-java-sdk-s3 dependency to 1.11.241
     [JCR-4233] - Update H2DB test dependency
     [JCR-4236] - remove obsolete textFilterClasses config parameters
     [JCR-4240] - IndexingQueueTest relies on Tika behavior that is 
changed in Tika 1.17
     [JCR-4244] - Upgrade tomcat dependency to 8.5.24
     [JCR-4246] - java.security.acl deprecated in Java 10, marked for 
removal in Java 12
     [JCR-4247] - Update commons-io dependency
     [JCR-4248] - Upgrade httpcore dependency to 4.4.9
     [JCR-4250] - remove guava dependency
     [JCR-4252] - Upgrade httpclient dependency to 4.5.5
     [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-4266] - Update servlet-api to 2.5
     [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-4301] - get rid of JSR 305 dependency
     [JCR-4302] - BTreeManager: fix Eclipse compiler error
     [JCR-4304] - update Jetty to supported version 9.2.*
     [JCR-4307] - Update animal-sniffer-maven-plugin to 1.16
     [JCR-4312] - set baseline comparisonVersion to latest stable (2.16.1)
     [JCR-4316] - set baseline comparisonVersion to latest stable (2.16.2)
     [JCR-4318] - Update failsafe and surefire plugin versions to 2.22.0
     [JCR-4320] - Update spotbugs plugin to 3.1.5
     [JCR-4321] - Update maven plugins from org.apache.maven.plugins
     [JCR-4322] - Consistent use of log4j versions
     [JCR-4323] - webapp: update Tomcat dependency to 8.5.32
     [JCR-4326] - Update aws java sdk version to 1.11.330 (consistent 
with Oak)
     [JCR-4327] - Update httpcore dependency to 4.4.10
     [JCR-4331] - Update httpclient dependency to 4.5.6
     [JCR-4332] - Update httpmime dependency to 4.5.6
     [JCR-4333] - Update javax.transaction dependency to 1.3
     [JCR-4336] - Upgrade commons-dbcp dependencies
     [JCR-4337] - Jackrabbit should compile & test on Java 11
     [JCR-4342] - remove unused JSR 305 dependency from pom
     [JCR-4343] - Update commons-vfs2 version to 2.2
     [JCR-4344] - Update h2db version to latest stable 1.4.196
     [JCR-4345] - Update mockito dependency to 2.20.0
     [JCR-4346] - Update easymock dependency to 3.6
     [JCR-4347] - Update com.jcraft.jsch dependency to 0.1.54
     [JCR-4348] - Update osgi (compendium, core) dependencies
     [JCR-4349] - Update plexus-utils dependency to 3.1.0
     [JCR-4350] - jackrabbit-jcr-servlet: remove special-cased 
servlet-api dependency
     [JCR-4353] - set baseline comparisonVersion to latest stable (2.16.3)
     [JCR-4359] - update maven-bundle-plugin to 3.5.0
     [JCR-4360] - update maven-scr-plugin to 1.26.0
     [JCR-4361] - Update spotbugs plugin to 3.1.6
     [JCR-4362] - Update tomcat dependency to 8.5.33
     [JCR-4363] - Update mockito dependency to 2.21.0
     [JCR-4364] - update org.apache.felix.scr.annotations dependency to 
     [JCR-4365] - Update cglib dependency to 3.2.8
     [JCR-4367] - Update htmlunit test dependency to 2.32
     [JCR-4368] - Update commons-cli dependency to 1.4
     [JCR-4371] - Update tika dependency to 1.19
     [JCR-4372] - Update mockito dependency to 2.22.0
     [JCR-4373] - webapp: update Tomcat dependency to 8.5.34
     [JCR-4374] - webapp: update htmlunit dependency to 2.33
     [JCR-4375] - Update jetbrains dependency to 16.0.3
     [JCR-4379] - Update tika dependency to 1.19.1
     [JCR-4381] - Update failsafe and surefire plugin versions to 2.22.1
     [JCR-4382] - Update spotbugs plugin to 3.1.7
     [JCR-4383] - Update animal-sniffer-maven-plugin to 1.17
     [JCR-4384] - Update maven-bundle-plugin to 4.0.0
     [JCR-4385] - Update maven-war-plugin to 3.2.2
     [JCR-4386] - remove unused jxr dependency
     [JCR-4388] - Update mockito dependency to 2.23.0


     [JCR-4258] - Remove SimpleJBossAccessManager in preparation of 
upcoming acl changes
     [JCR-4280] - code coverage checks fail on Java 10
     [JCR-4306] - switch to findbugs replacement that is still 
maintained (spotbugs)
     [JCR-4338] - avoid use of javax.rmi.PortableRemoteObject (removed 
in Java 11)
     [JCR-4357] - upgrade to Jacoco version compatible with Java 11

For more detailed information about all the changes in this and other
Jackrabbit releases, please see the Jackrabbit issue tracker at


Release Contents

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See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

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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

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