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From Julian Reschke <resc...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.0 released
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:55:16 GMT
The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.0 The release is available for download at:


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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.16.0


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.16.0, 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 2.16.0 is an incremental feature release based on
and compatible with earlier stable Jackrabbit 2.x releases. Jackrabbit
2.16.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 2.16.0


     [JCR-2406] - Upgrade httpclient dependency to 4.x
     [JCR-3901] - TCK LockManagerTest does not allow new JCR 2.0 
functionality for lock token transfers
     [JCR-3929] - ConsistencyCheck may fail on empty repository
     [JCR-4093] - IndexRule are meant to be applied based on both 
primaryType and minin type based inheritance. Currently it appears that 
only primaryType based inheritance is working
     [JCR-4100] - jackrabbit-webdav: Scope implements equals() but not 
     [JCR-4102] - jcr2dav: change polling thread sometimes dies with NPE
     [JCR-4110] - The JackrabbitQueryParser uses the wrong 
Lucene-Version in its initializing
     [JCR-4118] - RepositoryChecker creates invalid node names
     [JCR-4121] - ConcurrentModificationException in 
     [JCR-4133] - fix javadoc problems that are errors with JDK8
     [JCR-4135] - potential NPE in FSBackend
     [JCR-4146] - json extension is removed by AbstractWebdavServlet on 
COPY request
     [JCR-4149] - change to drop SHA-1 requires version change
     [JCR-4150] - enable bundle:baseline check
     [JCR-4154] - davex upload of binaries broken
     [JCR-4173] - Unable to receive observation events when connecting 
via DavEx
     [JCR-4179] - Test failures with Java 9 when using 
     [JCR-4183] - Jackrabbit standalone jar isn't working under JDK 8
     [JCR-4185] - spi2dav URIResolverImpl should check status code 
before attempting to parse multistatus
     [JCR-4188] - avoid use of sun.security.acl.GroupImpl in 


     [JCR-4115] - Don't use SHA-1 for new DataStore binaries (Jackrabbit)
     [JCR-4182] - new release checksum requirements
     [JCR-4207] - Use Derby

New Feature

     [JCR-4144] - JackrabbitAccessControlList should have an API boolean 


     [JCR-4094] - Fix Javadoc for JDK 1.8 doctool compliance - remove 
TCK related custom tags
     [JCR-4096] - stop using deprecated GenericRepositoryFactory
     [JCR-4101] - add code coverage profile (jacoco)
     [JCR-4104] - cleanup how command lines for test executions are 
     [JCR-4106] - fix JCR API docs link
     [JCR-4107] - Upgrade to httpclient 4.5.3
     [JCR-4112] - Require Java 8
     [JCR-4119] - Upgrade httpcomponents/httpmime to 4.5.3
     [JCR-4122] - align parent pom references with Oak
     [JCR-4127] - update to latest apache parent pom (18)
     [JCR-4128] - update maven plugins and require Maven 3.2.1
     [JCR-4129] - get rid of unused org.json dependency
     [JCR-4134] - update build instructions wrt Java versions
     [JCR-4139] - Update commons-fileupload dependency to 1.3.2
     [JCR-4140] - Update easymock dependency to 3.4
     [JCR-4142] - update junit dependency to 4.12
     [JCR-4143] - update findbugs dependency to 3.0.2
     [JCR-4145] - upgrade clirr plugin to 2.8
     [JCR-4148] - revert update of findbugs
     [JCR-4151] - remove clirr profile in branches where bundle:baseline 
is used
     [JCR-4157] - jackrabbit-jcr-server: code cleanup
     [JCR-4177] - move Mockito version to parent pom
     [JCR-4184] - migrate from org.mortbay.jetty to org.eclipse.jetty
     [JCR-4186] - Use current Derby version
     [JCR-4189] - Jackrabbit should compile & test on Java 9
     [JCR-4205] - Upgrade JTA dependency to javax.transaction-api 1.2
     [JCR-4206] - Switch to official OSGi versioning annotations
     [JCR-4212] - add SHA512 checksums to releases


     [JCR-4067] - remove HttpClient3 based WebDAV API
     [JCR-4164] - add test coverage for content codings
     [JCR-4165] - WebDAV servlet: reject unknown/unsupported content 
codings with 4xx status code
     [JCR-4190] - maven-assembly-plugin:2.6:single failing with Java 9
     [JCR-4191] - baseline checks fails for jackrabbit-webdav under Java 9
     [JCR-4195] - jcr-rmi on java 9: Cannot use SUN rmic, as it is not 
     [JCR-4196] - update surefire and failsafe plugins for use with java 9
     [JCR-4200] - javax.transaction.UserTransaction hidden by surefire 
plugin in with Java 9

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.

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

About Apache Jackrabbit

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

For more information, visit http://jackrabbit.apache.org/

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