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Latest development

The latest FileVault source code is available via Subversion at

or with ViewVC at

or on GitHub at

To checkout the main Jackrabbit source tree, run

svn checkout jackrabbit-filevault


git clone

Building FileVault

You can build FileVault using maven:

cd jackrabbit-filevault
mvn clean install

You need Maven 2.0.9 (or higher) with Java 5 (or higher) for the build. For more instructions, please also see the documentation at:

Issue Tracker

Apache Jackrabbit FileVault uses Jira for tracking bug reports and requests for improvements, new features, and other changes.

The issue tracker is available at and is readable by everyone. A Jira account is needed to create new issues and to comment on existing issues. Use the registration form to request an account if you do not already have one.

See the Jackrabbit Issue Tracker Page for more information.

Mailing Lists

To get involved with the Apache Jackrabbit project, start by having a look at our website and joining our mailing lists. For more details about Jackrabbit mailing lists as well as links to list archives, please see:


See the extensive Release Documentation on the steps involved to release Jackrabbit FileVault.