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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Log4j 2.4.1 rc1
Date Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:56:12 GMT
What do you mean by “a dependency convergence problem”?


> On Oct 9, 2015, at 5:37 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 
> Checked the site, will check artifacts later (travelling without internet access in next
24 hours).
> I created LOG4J2-1156 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-1156> to track
a number of small site improvements. No showstoppers.
> We seem to have a dependency convergence problem (API <http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/log4j2/log4j-api/dependency-convergence.html>,
Core <http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/log4j2/log4j-core/dependency-convergence.html>,
...) since 2.4.
> I think this is caused by "Update Apache Flume from 1.5.2 to 1.6.0. Fixes LOG4J2-1036
> How much of a problem is this for our users? I'm not sure what to think of this.
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 5:33 AM, Ralph Goers <Ralph.Goers@dslextreme.com <mailto:Ralph.Goers@dslextreme.com>>
> This is a vote to release Log4j 2.4.1, the next version of the Log4j 2 project.
> Please download, test, and cast your votes on the log4j developers list.
> [] +1, release the artifacts
> [] -1, don't release because...
> The vote will remain open for 72 hours (or more if required). All votes are welcome,
but only Logging PMC votes are “officially” counted. As always, at least 3 +1 votes and
more positive than negative votes are required.
> Changes in this version include:
> New features:
> o LOG4J2-1129:  Allow PatternLayout to select a pattern to use based on some selection
> o LOG4J2-1145:  Add %equals to PatternLayout to test and replace patterns with strings.

> o LOG4J2-1147:  Add %equalsIgnoreCase to PatternLayout to test and replace patterns with
> o LOG4J2-1146:  Add %notEmpty to PatternLayout to avoid output of patterns where all
variables are empty. 
> o LOG4J2-1020:  Add possibility to set shutdown timeout on AsyncAppender. 
> Fixed Bugs:
> o LOG4J2-1153:  Fixed NullPointerException when only root logger is defined (and no named
loggers) in configuration properties file. 
> o LOG4J2-1140:  Fixed bug where headers were not being written to first file with RollingFileAppender.

> o LOG4J2-1149:  Fixed bug where PatternLayout predefined date pattern with time zone
always renders default date format. 
> o LOG4J2-1050:  Fixed Log4jLookup. 
> o LOG4J2-1142:  Fix potential memory leak in web applications by using a straight ThreadLocal
field instead of subclassing ThreadLocal. 
> o LOG4J2-1135:  Compression on rollover was broken: log file was renamed to .zip but
not compressed. 
> o LOG4J2-1127:  log4j2.xml cannot be parsed on Oracle Weblogic 12c. 
> o LOG4J2-1132:  Do not use MongoDB driver 2.13.3 deprecated methods. 
> o LOG4J2-1144:  Add %markerSimpleName in pattern layout should evaluate to marker name
(not toString()). 
> o LOG4J2-1126:  Web site corrections and updates. 
> Changes:
> o LOG4J2-1151:  Performance improvement: backport Java 8 fast ISO-8859-1 String to byte[]
encoder to AbstractStringLayout. 
> o LOG4J2-935:  Performance improvement when converting Strings to byte[] arrays. 
> o LOG4J2-1040:  Update MongoDB driver from 2.13.3 to 3.0.4. 
> o LOG4J2-1128:  Reuse StringBuilder to improve performance for String-based layouts:
CSV, GELF, HTML, RFC524, Syslog. 
> o LOG4J2-1131:  Update mongo-java-driver from 2.13.2 to 2.13.3. 
> o LOG4J2-1138:  Do not use Jackson deprecated methods. 
> o LOG4J2-1139:  Update Jackson from 2.6.1 to 2.6.2. 
> o LOG4J2-1150:  Update kafka-clients from to 
> Tag: https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=logging-log4j2.git;a=commit;h=bd929b829d5d019cff4640a63007adab71d752df
> a)  for a new copy do "git clone https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/logging-log4j2.git
<https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/logging-log4j2.git>" and then "git checkout
> b) for an existing working copy to “git pull” and then “git checkout tags/log4j-2.4.1”
> Web Site: http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/log4j2/ <http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/log4j2/>
> Artifacts: https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachelogging-1016/
> You may download all the artifacts by executing:
> wget -e robots=off --cut-dirs=7 -nH -r -p -np --no-check-certificate https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachelogging-1016/org/apache/logging/log4j/
> Ralph

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