The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.10.8. The release is available for download at:

See the full release notes below for details about this release:

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.10.8


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.10.8, a fully compliant implementation of the
Content Repository for Java(TM) Technology API, version 2.0 (JCR 2.0) as
specified in the Java Specification Request 283 (JSR 283).

Apache Jackrabbit 2.10.8 is a patch release that contains fixes and
improvements over Jackrabbit 2.10.7. Jackrabbit 2.10.x releases are considered
stable and targeted for production use.

Note that an "end of life" date has already been planned for this branch. See
<> for details.

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.10.8


    [JCR-3929] - ConsistencyCheck may fail on empty repository
    [JCR-4006] - TestCachingFDS.testDeleteRecord() fails occasionally
    [JCR-4183] - Jackrabbit standalone jar isn't working under JDK 8
[JCR-4185] - spi2dav URIResolverImpl should check status code before attempting to parse multistatus [JCR-4188] - avoid use of in PrincipalManagerTest
    [JCR-4242] - Build failure: unapproved license


[JCR-4001] - When using Node.getProperties(String namePattern) also child nodes are processed
    [JCR-4237] - cleanup throws clauses of private methods


    [JCR-4184] - migrate from org.mortbay.jetty to org.eclipse.jetty
    [JCR-4186] - Use current Derby version
    [JCR-4205] - Upgrade JTA dependency to javax.transaction-api 1.2
    [JCR-4224] - Upgrade tomcat-servlet dependency to 7.0.82
    [JCR-4225] - Upgrade commons-chains dependency to 1.2
    [JCR-4228] - Update Oak dependency to latest 1.0 stable release
    [JCR-4256] - create announcement mail template for releases
[JCR-4268] - Update release notes of old branches with pointer to roadmap
    [JCR-4273] - Mention SHA512 checksums in release notes
    [JCR-4274] - stop advertising MD5 checksums
    [JCR-4275] - Incorrect link to KEYS in release notes
    [JCR-4277] - stop creating MD5 checksums for releases

In addition to the above-mentioned changes, this release contains
all the changes included up to the Apache Jackrabbit 2.10.x release.

For more detailed information about all the changes in this and other
Jackrabbit releases, please see the Jackrabbit issue tracker at

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.txt file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and SHA512 checksums and a
PGP signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your
download. The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

About Apache Jackrabbit

Apache Jackrabbit is a fully conforming implementation of the Content
Repository for Java Technology API (JCR). A content repository is a
hierarchical content store with support for structured and unstructured
content, full text search, versioning, transactions, observation, and

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