News archive

This is an archive of all the Apache Jackrabbit news posted to the home page. The news are listed in reverse chronological order.

News in 2012

  • October 4th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.13 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.13 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases. See the downloads page for more details.
  • October 1st, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit Oak 0.5 released
    Jackrabbit Oak 0.5 is to be considered alpha-level software. Use at your own risk with no stability or compatibility guarantees.
  • September 24th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.5.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.5 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • September 4th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.3 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.3 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous Jackrabbit 2.4.x.
  • August 14th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit Oak 0.4 released
    Jackrabbit Oak 0.4 is to be considered alpha-level software. Use at your own risk with no stability or compatibility guarantees.
  • August 6th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.5.1 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.5 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • June 10th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.2 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous Jackrabbit 2.4.x.
  • June 10th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit OCM 2.0.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit OCM 2.0.0 is release that contains fixes and improvements over Jackrabbit OCM 1.5. Apart from the test classes, it does not depend on Apache Jackrabbit core, but only on the JCR 2.0 specification. See the downloads page for more details.
  • July 5th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit Oak 0.3 released
    Jackrabbit Oak 0.3 is to be considered alpha-level software. Use at your own risk with no stability or compatibility guarantees.
  • June 2nd, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.5.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.5 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • May 7th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit Oak 0.2.1 released
    Jackrabbit Oak 0.2.1 is to be considered alpha-level software. Use at your own risk with no stability or compatibility guarantees.
  • April 23rd, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.12 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.12 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • April 3rd, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.1 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.1 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over Jackrabbit 2.4.0.
  • April 3rd, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit Oak 0.1 released
    Jackrabbit Oak 0.1 is to be considered alpha-level software. Use at your own risk with no stability or compatibility guarantees.
  • February 9th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.4.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.4 is an incremental feature release based on and compatible with earlier stable Jackrabbit 2.x releases. Jackrabbit 2.4.x releases are considered stable and targeted for production use.
  • February 7th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.11 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.11 is a patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • January 24th, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.7 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • January 2nd, 2012: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.6 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.

News in 2011

  • December 16th, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.5 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • November 29th, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • November 22nd, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.10 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.10 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • November 15th, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.3 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • November 2nd, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • October 3rd, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.3.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.3 is an unstable series of releases cut directly from Jackrabbit trunk, with a focus on new features and other improvements.
  • October 3rd, 2011: End of life of Jackrabbit 1.x
    The 1.6.5 patch release marks the end of active maintenance of Jackrabbit 1.x. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the more recent Jackrabbit 2.x versions.
  • October 3rd, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.9, 2.1.6, 2.0.5 and 1.6.5 released
    These patch releases contain fixes and improvements over previous releases.
  • August 23, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.8 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.8 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • June 7, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.7 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.7 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • June 7, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.5 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.5 is patch release that fixes issues reported against previous releases.
  • March 18, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.5 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.5 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • February 15, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.4 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • January 26, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.2 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over previous 2.2.x releases.
  • January 11, 2011: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.1 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.1 is patch release that contains fixes and improvements over Jackrabbit 2.2.0.

News in 2010

  • December 15, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.2.0 released
    Jackrabbit 2.2 is an incremental feature release based on the earlier 2.x releases.
  • December 7, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.3 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.3 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous versions.
  • October 31, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.2 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous versions.
  • October 31, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0.3 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.0.3 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous versions. See the downloads page for more details.
  • October 12, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.4 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against earlier Jackrabbit 1.6.x versions.
  • August 11, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.1 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.1 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against the earlier Jackrabbit 2.1.0 version.
  • June 6, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.2 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against earlier Jackrabbit 1.6.x versions.
  • June 6, 2010: jackrabbit-core 1.4.12 released
    The jackrabbit-core 1.4.12 maintenance release is targeted to users who are not yet ready to upgrade to the more recent Jackrabbit releases, but who still need fixes to reported inconsistency problems.
  • April 22, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.1.0 released
    Jackrabbit 2.1 is an incremental feature release based on the earlier 2.0 release.
  • January 27, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 2.0.0 is a fully compliant and production-ready implementation of JCR 2.0.
  • January 21, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.1 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.1 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against Jackrabbit 1.6.0.
  • January 18, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta6 released
    This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The beta status of this release means that some parts of the implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.
  • January 11, 2010: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta5 released
    This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The beta status of this release means that some parts of the implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.

News in 2009

  • December 12, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta4 released
    This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The beta status of this release means that some parts of the implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.
  • November 25, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta3 released
    This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The beta status of this release means that some parts of the implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.
  • October 30, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 beta1 released
    This is a beta release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release is a fully compliant implementation of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The beta status of this release means that some parts of the implementation are not yet ready for normal production use.
  • September 23, 2009: jackrabbit-core 1.4.11 released
    The jackrabbit-core 1.4.11 patch release is targeted to users who are not yet ready to upgrade to the more recent Jackrabbit releases, but who still need the XPath formatting fix from issue JCR-2052. See the downloads page for more details.
  • September 23, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha11 released
    This is an alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • September 15, 2009: jackrabbit-core 1.4.10 released
    The jackrabbit-core 1.4.10 patch release is targeted to users who are not yet ready to upgrade to the more recent Jackrabbit releases, but who still need the clustering performance improvement from issue JCR-1988. See the downloads page for more details.
  • August 26, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha9 released
    This is an alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • August 18, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha8 released
    This is an alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • August 11, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.6.0 is an incremental feature release. While remaining compatible with previous releases, Jackrabbit 1.6 introduces a number of new features, improvements and fixes to known issues. See the downloads page for more details.
  • August 10, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha7 released
    This is an alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • August 3, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.7 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.7 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.
  • July 14, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha4 released
    This is an alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • July 3, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha3 released
    This is the second alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0. This release implements a pre-release version of the JCR 2.0 API, specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • June 4, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 alpha1 released
    The first alpha release of Apache Jackrabbit 2.0 implements the Proposed Final Draft (PFD) version of the JCR 2.0 API, that is being specified by the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283). The purpose of this alpha release is to allow people to test and review the new JCR 2.0 features before they are finalized.
  • June 4, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.6 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.6 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.
  • April 28, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.5 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.5 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. The jackrabbit-jcr2spi component contains also some other improvements over previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.
  • April 7, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.4 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.
  • March 3, 2009: jackrabbit-core 1.4.9 released
    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 the downloads page for more details.
  • February 27, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.3 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.3 is a bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.x releases.
  • January 29, 2009: Michael Dürig joins the Jackrabbit team as a committer
    The Jackrabbit PMC recently decided to offer Michael committership based on his contributions especially to the SPI layer. Michael accepted, and as of today he is a committer and a PMC member of the Apache Jackrabbit project. See the Jackrabbit Team page for the rest of our team.
  • January 29, 2009: jackrabbit-core 1.4.8 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.
  • January 20, 2009: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.2 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.2 is a security and bug fix release that fixes issues reported against previous releases. This release is fully compatible with the earlier 1.5.0 release. See the downloads page for more details.
CVE-2009-0026: Cross site scripting issues in webapp (JCR-1925)
The search.jsp and swr.jsp pages in the Jackrabbit webapp are vulnerable to script injection. This release fixes the issue by properly escaping all user input.

This issue affects both the Jackrabbit 1.4 and 1.5.0 releases. If you are unable to upgrade to 1.5.2 at this point, you can work around this issue by disabling the search.jsp and swr.jsp pages in the Jackrabbit webapp.

  • January 20, 2009: jackrabbit-core 1.4.7 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.

News in 2008

  • December 8, 2008: Apache Jackrabbit 1.5.0 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.5 is an incremental feature release. While remaining compatible with previous releases, Jackrabbit 1.5 introduces a number of new features, improvements and fixes to known issues.
  • October 7, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.6 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.
  • October 2, 2008: jackrabbit-classloader 1.4.1 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues.
  • September 30, 2008: jackrabbit-jcr-server 1.4.1 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.
  • October 7, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.6 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.
  • October 2, 2008: jackrabbit-classloader 1.4.1 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues.
  • September 30, 2008: jackrabbit-jcr-server 1.4.1 released
    This release fixes a number of minor issues.
  • June 9, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.5 released
    This release fixes various issues, including a change to some default persistence manager configuration settings (JCR-1562). Users who are relying on the default username, password, or schema name settings for database-based persistence should check their configuration when upgrading to this release.
  • May 9, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.4 released
    This release fixes the custom persistence manager regression (JCR-1556) introduced in the 1.4.3 patch release. Also two database data store fixes are included.
  • May 8, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.3 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues and adds functionality to help recovery from repository inconsistencies.
  • May 8, 2008: Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.4 is a patch release from the 1.3 maintenance branch. This release is targeted to users who are not yet ready to upgrade to the more recent Jackrabbit 1.4 release, but who still need some of the more important recent fixes and improvements.
    See the downloads page for more details.
  • April 9, 2008: jackrabbit-jcr-rmi 1.4.1 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues.
  • April 2, 2008: jackrabbit-jcr-commons 1.4.2 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues.
  • March 27, 2008: JCR community gathering in Amsterdam on April 8th
    The first JCR community gathering in Amsterdam on April 8th was officially announced. This JCR meetup event is targeted to everyone interested in the JCR standard and applications built using JCR. All JCR users and developers are welcome to participate. See the wiki page for more information.
  • March 26, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.2 released
    This release contains fixes to a number of issues, most notably the concurrent modification exception reported in JCR-1359 and two concurrent versioning deadlocks reported in JCR-1462 and JCR-1480.
  • February 20, 2008: jackrabbit-core 1.4.1 released
    This release fixes a binary property regression (JCR-1346) as well as other issues reported against the Apache Jackrabbit 1.4 release. Unlike previous Jackrabbit releases, this release only contains a single component.
  • January 15, 2008: Apache Jackrabbit 1.4 released
    Apache Jackrabbit 1.4 is an incremental feature release. While remaining compatible with previous releases, Jackrabbit 1.4 introduces a number of new features, improvements and fixes to known issues. The most notable new features in this releases are the new object mapping and service provider components for JCR. The Jackrabbit content repository implementation has been enhanced with a new storage model for binary content, a much improved query and indexing system, and many fixes and improvements especially for concurrent access. Many smaller improvements and bug fixes are also included all over the codebase.

News in 2007

  • October 8, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.3 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.3 is patch release with bug fixes for features like concurrent versioning, journaling, and JCR API tests."
  • July 31, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.1 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.3.1 is patch release with bug fixes and improvements for clustering, query, and other features."
  • April 25, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.3 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.3 an incremental feature release. The most notable changes in this release are support for query result highlighting, performance improvements thanks to a new bundle persistence manager, and a new classloader component for loading Java classes from a content repository. Many smaller improvements and bug fixes are also included."
  • March 11, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.3 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.3 is patch release with bug fixes for issues like correctly reporting the number of access controlled query results and proper cleanup after indexing PDF documents."
  • February 21, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.2 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.2 is a patch release that fixes a few issues reported since the 1.2.1 release and adds two clustering improvements."
  • January 23, 2007: Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.1 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.2.1 is an incremental release that introduces a number of new features, improvements, and bug fixes. The most notable changes in this release are the introduction of a clustering feature and various query improvements."

News in 2006

  • December 4, 2006: Apache Jackrabbit 1.1.1 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.1.1 is a patch release that fixes a number of issues, see the included change history for details. No new features or configuration changes have been introduced since the 1.1 release."
  • October 12, 2006: Apache Jackrabbit 1.1 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.1 is an incremental release that fixes a number of issues and introduces some new features. The most notable changes in this release include the removal of the Apache Xerces dependency and an improved item state cache."
  • June 2, 2006: Apache Jackrabbit 1.0.1 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.0.1 is a patch release that fixes a number of issues, see the included change history for details. No new features or configuration changes have been introduced since the 1.0 release."
  • April 8, 2006: Apache Jackrabbit 1.0 released
    From the release notes: "Apache Jackrabbit 1.0 is a fully conforming and stable JSR-170 implementation. Developed from the same source tree as the JSR-170 reference implementation, the 1.0 release implements the full JCR API, including level 1, level 2, and all the optional features like versioning, transactions, and observation."
  • March 15, 2006: Apache Jackrabbit graduates from the Incubator
    The ASF board of directors approved a resolution to create the Apache Jackrabbit top level project (TLP). This finalizes the incubation process for Jackrabbit and makes it an official ASF project.
  • February 14, 2006: Jackrabbit 0.9 released
    From the release notes: "The version 0.9 release is the first official release of the Jackrabbit project. The goal of this release is to provide a tested and packaged version of Jackrabbit for users who have so far been using custom snapshots. This release also provides a well defined baseline for the upcoming Jackrabbit version 1.0." See the downloads page for more details.