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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] 2.1.1 & 1.7.0
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:08:16 GMT
Copy and paste fail, excuse the spam: https://github.com/apache/couchdb/blob/1.x.x/share/doc/src/whatsnew/1.7.rst

> On 7. Nov 2017, at 18:06, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Update, the release notes links for 1.7.0 will be valid in a few days,
> until then, you can use: http://docs.couchdb.org/en/latest/whatsnew/1.6.html
> 
> Best
> Jan
> --
> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 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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