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Jukka ZittingOct 12, 2006 1:47 pm 
Subject:[ANNOUNCE] Apache Jackrabbit 1.1 released
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Date:Oct 12, 2006 1:47:59 pm

The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of Apache Jackrabbit version 1.1. The release is available for download at:

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 1.1

Introduction ------------

The Apache Jackrabbit project is an effort to build and maintain an open source implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API (JCR) specified in the Java Specification Request 170 (JSR-170). The project also produces a various tools and components related to the JCR API.

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 Xerces dependency and a set of performance improvements. See the included change history for details.

See the Apache Jackrabbit website at for more information.

Release Contents ----------------

The main contents of this release are the Apache Jackrabbit core content repository implementation and the related general-purpose JCR utilities:


jackrabbit-core-1.1.jar jackrabbit-jcr-commons-1.1.jar

This release contains also additional components that offer extra functionality for use with either Apache Jackrabbit core or any JCR compliant content repository. These modules should be considered beta quality:

* RMI network layer for the JCR API.

jackrabbit-jcr-rmi-1.1-src.jar jackrabbit-jcr-rmi-1.1.jar

* Deployable Jackrabbit installation with WebDAV support for JCR.


jackrabbit-jcr-webdav-1.1.jar jackrabbit-jcr-client-1.1.jar jackrabbit-jcr-server-1.1.jar jackrabbit-server-1.1.war

* J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA) resource adapter for Jackrabbit.

jackrabbit-jca-1.1-src.jar jackrabbit-jca-1.1.rar

* Text indexing filters for Jackrabbit. Includes example filters for Adobe PDF and MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

jackrabbit-index-filters-1.1-src.jar jackrabbit-index-filters-1.1.jar

All components are released as a source jar file and one or more compiled binary files. All files contain a README.txt file with more information. Note that external runtime dependencies are only included for the war and rar archives. Other dependencies can be downloaded either manually or automatically using the Maven build system.

Each release file is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP signature. The public key used for the signatures can be found in the KEYS file located in the parent directory.

Upgrading from 1.0 ------------------

Apache Jackrabbit 1.1 is fully compatible with the 1.0 release. An Apache Jackrabbit 1.0 installation can be upgraded by replacing the relevant jar files with the new versions. No changes to repository contents are needed.

Known Issues ------------

The known issues in this release are listed below:

[JCR-586] Removing a mixin that adds a same-name-sibling child node ... [JCR-578] QueryParser.parse(...) parses wrong the ".[@a=3 and ... [JCR-575] unicode escapes in files generated by JJTree [JCR-574] MsExcelTextFilter throws Exception. Repository is not startable [JCR-568] incorrect jcr:uuid on frozen subnode [JCR-566] Versioning with restore and transactions [JCR-564] Remove geronimo JTA as a runtime dependency [JCR-563] encode/decode [JCR-562] 'OR' in XPath query badly interpreted [JCR-550] ObservationManagerFactory) - OutOfMemoryError when re-indexing ... [JCR-546] Deadlock during checkin [JCR-544] JCR-Server: Workspace.restore not mapped correctly [JCR-538] failing Node.checkin() or Node.checkout() might leave ... [JCR-537] Failure to remove a versionable node [JCR-529] New versions added after a restore have bad version name [JCR-522] XPath parser too tolerant [JCR-517] Reserved status of namespace jcr not enforced. [JCR-449] inconsistency in internal version items during commits [JCR-441] Session logout doesn't release locks acquired using addLockToken [JCR-435] Node.update() does not work correct for SNS [JCR-406] If header evaluation compliance provlems [JCR-392] Accessing element by number does not work [JCR-385] ClassCastExeption when executing union queries [JCR-320] BinaryValue equals fails for two objects with two different ... [JCR-43] Restore on node creates same-name-sibling of OPV-Version child ... [JCR-18] Multithreading issue with versioning

See the issue tracker at for more details.

Change History --------------

Changes since 1.0.1:

New features

[JCR-561] Add support to provide custom classloader for class ... [JCR-521] Add a method public boolean hasNodeType(String name) in ... [JCR-409] Safe namespace registration [JCR-313] Allow to configure DB persistence managers through JDNI [JCR-248] create configuration on InputStream


[JCR-565] Refactor ObservationManagerFactory [JCR-555] ConsistencyCheck uses too much memory [JCR-554] Index creates many folders when re-indexing [JCR-552] Move listeners from item state to item state managers [JCR-523] QueryManagerImpl hardwires supported query languages [JCR-520] Contributed ClassLoader project still uses commons-logging for ... [JCR-516] remove dependencies of XPathQueryBuilder on core Jackrabbit code [JCR-476] Remove recently added getJCRPath()/getQPath() from ... [JCR-474] Introduce 'SecurityConfig' for better extensability. [JCR-472] Wrap IllegalArgumentException from UUID when bad ID passed to ... [JCR-471] Create resource sensitive cache for item states [JCR-470] XMLIndexFilter should index the attributes [JCR-467] CompactNodeTypeReader fails to explain why valid JCR names ... [JCR-462] Improve lifecycle management of JCA connector [JCR-460] Add RAR META-INF/ra.xml descriptor to be used with JCA1.5 [JCR-459] Add JMX support to register a JCR RMI Server into Jboss [JCR-451] PropertyTypeRegistry should also yield if property is multi-valued [JCR-446] Prevent logins during repository shutdown [JCR-438] Improve handling for missing text filter dependency [JCR-433] NodeTypeRegistry could auto-subtype from nt:base [JCR-410] JCR-Server Code depends on Log4J directly [JCR-407] read IOHandlers from the config.xml [JCR-403] add shutdown() or logoutAll() method to TransientRepository [JCR-367] Remove dependency on Xerces [JCR-366] Allow o.a.j.jca.JCARepositoryManager to load repository ... [JCR-355] Extract JDBC Connection Init [JCR-349] New node type namespaces should be automatically registered

Bug fixes

[JCR-572] Referenced derby library behaves buggy on FreeBSD [JCR-539] Concurrent Repository.login() throws IllegalStateException [JCR-533] failing Node.lock() might leave inconsistent transient state [JCR-532] Incorrect iterator position in JCR-RMI when skipping large ... [JCR-519] Missing support for some "general" relations in QueryTreeDump ... [JCR-494] Typo in message logged upon startup when repository is already ... [JCR-487] the jcr:frozenUuid property is of type REFERENCE instead of STRING [JCR-483] Lock tokens reains in session after unlock [JCR-482] DocViewSaxEventGenerator may generate non-NS-wellformed XML [JCR-475] CompactNodeTypeDefReader fails parsing 'long' value constraints [JCR-469] Problem with child order after restoring of parent [JCR-468] Item.isSame() may return true for 2 nodes from different ... [JCR-463] Uncommitted changes or connection leak with Container Managed ... [JCR-461] ManagedConnection#cleanup doesn't refresh the session [JCR-458] session.move() throws ItemExistsException despite same name ... [JCR-457] Path returned by FileSystemBLOBStore.createId() is not absolute [JCR-455] InternalXAResource.rollback() can be called twice and without ... [JCR-454] Query with document order fails when result set size > caching ... [JCR-453] add/remove dispatchers from DelegatingObservationDispatcher ... [JCR-452] Workspace.clone throws ItemNotFoundException on a ... [JCR-450] Memory leak in UUIDDocId [JCR-448] Moving a node while index is merged leads to inconsistent index [JCR-445] repository is locked by WorkspaceJanitor when another ... [JCR-436] InvalidQueryException thrown for a SQL query using WHERE ... [JCR-427] thread local variable commitLog not dispose [JCR-414] jcr:successors property not persisted correctly within a ... [JCR-413] JCA will not compile with J2EE1.3 classes [JCR-412] JCA Concurrent Modification Exception when ... [JCR-384] Changes of JCR-313 introduced db-transaction problem [JCR-331] RepositoryConfig instance can not be reused once it has been ... [JCR-299] errors in text filters can cause indexing to fail without ... [JCR-272] Removal of versions throws javax.jcr.ReferentialIntegrityException

Changes since 1.0:

[JCR-443] Deadlock when concurrently committing and reading versioning ... [JCR-439] Workspace.clone() fails the second time, if cloning referenceables [JCR-437] Restoring a node which has OPV=Version children fails if they ... [JCR-434] ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in NodeTypeDefDiff [JCR-430] Memory leak when using transactions [JCR-429] Session scoped lock not always removed on Session.logout() [JCR-428] BLOBFileValue() might be discarded to early [JCR-426] WorkspaceInfo.dispose() does not deregister from obs dispatcher [JCR-424] PropertyState binary type desirialsation only returns half ... [JCR-423] Node.restore() fails for existing non-versioned OPV=Version ... [JCR-422] charset in Content-Type header shouldn't be in quotes [JCR-421] PROPPATCH does not send multistatus after revision 397835 [JCR-420] NullPointerException when deleting a property of type REFERENCE [JCR-411] Binding repository to a nameserver with RegistryHelper causes ... [JCR-408] RowIterator view of result for query '//*' only returns ... [JCR-405] PROPPATCH doesn't respect document order [JCR-400] PROPPATCH error marshalling when the resource can't be ... [JCR-396] RMI published Repository using the jcr-rmi library gets lost ... [JCR-395] Using transactions leads to memory leak [JCR-393] WebDAV Library: VersionControlledResource constant lists ... [JCR-391] WebDAV method invocation trying to create a new resource ... [JCR-386] Query dump failed with deep query tree [JCR-383] Default namespaces in JackrabbitNodeTypeManager.registerNodetypes [JCR-382] Setting WebDAV property without value causes NPE in ... [JCR-381] Repository does not start if text filter dependencies are missing [JCR-374] Missing 'node removed' event when removing a version [JCR-371] ItemStateException on concurrently committing transactions of ... [JCR-369] IllegalNameException when importing document view with two mixins [JCR-362] restore sometime throws error about missing tmp files [JCR-336] Concurrent locking operations fail [JCR-335] Deadlock caused by versioning operations within transaction [JCR-285] Line-separator differences cause PredefinedNodeTypeTest to ... [JCR-264] TextFilters get called three times within checkin() method [JCR-140] Versioning might no be thread safe [JCR-50] Persistence data of versioning not cleaned up correctly