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 -<document xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/changes/1.0.0";
 -          xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance";
 -          xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/changes/1.0.0 
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 -  <properties>
 -    <title>Changes</title>
 -  </properties>
 -  <body>
 -    <release version="2.7.1" date="2016-MM-DD" description="GA Release 2.7.1">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1636" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Eldar 
Gabdullin">
 -        Console Appender does not pick up Oracle Java 8's sun.stdout.encoding 
and sun.stderr.encoding.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1639" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sridhar 
Gopinath">
 -        Fix MemoryMappedFileAppender.createAppender() Javadoc for 
immediateFlush.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1641" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update JeroMQ from 0.3.5 to 0.3.6.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.7" date="2016-10-02" description="GA Release 2.7">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1618" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Raman 
Gupta">
 -        Fixed ClassCastException when using JUL logging during shutdown.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1620" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sascha 
Scholz">
 -        2.7-rc1: RollingFileAppender immediateFlush default value should be 
true, not false.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1611" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Improved performance of context data injector for web applications to 
be on par with standalone applications.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1591" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Introduced new interface LifeCycle2 with stop(long,TimeUnit) method 
to avoid breaking backwards compatibility with new 
Configurator.shutdown(LoggerContext, long, TimeUnit) API.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1590" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed issue with filters extending AbstractFilter that did not 
override methods with unrolled varargs.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1583" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Larry West">
 -        Fixed scrambled log messages triggered by nested logging from 
toString() method of a logging parameter object.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1259" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Misagh 
Moayyed, Steffen Offermann">
 -        Log4j threads are no longer leaking on Tomcat shutdown.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1051" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Lukasz 
Lenart">
 -        When starting on Google App Engine, Interpolator now suppresses the 
NoClassDefFoundError stack trace  for the jvmrunargs lookup.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1582" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        When initializing on platforms where JMX is not available, 
Interpolator component no longer prints stack trace for warning messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1581" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Unregistering JMX components no longer prints a stack trace when the 
MBean has already been unregistered.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1313" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Philipp 
Knobel, Leon Finker">
 -        Support Property values to be specified in configuration as a value 
attribute as well as an element.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1575" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (GC) LoggerConfig now stores configuration properties in a List, not 
a Map to prevent creating temporary Iterator objects. Added method 
LoggerConfig#getPropertyList(), deprecated method #getProperties().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1457" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Leon 
Finker">
 -        Fixed class loader deadlock when using async logging and extended 
stack trace pattern.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1563" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Jason 
Tedor">
 -        Fix to prevent Log4j 2.6.2 and higher from losing exceptions when a 
security manager is present.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1530" dev="mikes" type="fix">
 -        Fixed issue where LogEvent.getContextStack() returned null.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1518" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Leon 
Finker">
 -        Prevent deadlock in Async Loggers when queue is full and logged 
Object's toString() logs another message.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1542" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Rogério 
Lecarião Leite">
 -        Prevent ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in 
ParameterizedMessage.formatTo for single-char or empty messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1549" dev="mikes" type="fix" due-to="Jason 
Bedard">
 -        Fixed issue where 
AsyncLoggerContextSelector+PropertiesConfigurationBuilder defaulted to 
includeLocation=true.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1562" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prevent SocketAppender memory usage from growing unbounded if it 
cannot connect to a server.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1559" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Andrey 
Plotkin">
 -        Prevent NPE in Level.isInRange.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1511" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Srikanth 
Surukuntu">
 -        DynamicThresholdFilter filtered incorrectly when params were passed 
as individual arguments instead of varargs.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1548" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        [CronTriggeringPolicy] ConfigurationScheduler scheduled the task 
infinitely after first fire.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1506" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Johannes 
Schleger">
 -        Log4j should not unregister JMX MBeans when log4j2.disable.jmx 
property is true.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1490" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Krzysztof 
Taborski">
 -        Log4j2 should postpone creating log file until the appender actually 
receives an event.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1320" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Paresh 
Varke, Pierrick Hymbert">
 -        Support loading custom plugins from jar files and directories whose 
classpath entries use the "vfs" URL protocol.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1541" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Fix file handle resource leak in 
XmlConfiguration.XmlConfiguration(ConfigurationSource).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1538" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Igor 
Karpov">
 -        Prevent NPE when dynamically removing filters.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1532" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Attributes were not merged properly in composite configurations.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1529" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Sridevi 
Narra">
 -        Attributes were not merged properly in composite configurations.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1527" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Jose Leon">
 -        Prevent NPE in RingBufferLogEvent.getFormattedMessage() when used in 
web applications.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-905" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Moritz 
Löser">
 -        Added ability to disable (date) lookup completely for compatibility 
with other libraries like Camel.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1526" dev="mikes" type="fix">
 -        Added support for setting StatusLogger destination in 
ConfigurationBuilder.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1448" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Keith 
Laban">
 -        Allow comma separated agents, host list to be passed to FlumeAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1500" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Jose 
Leon">
 -        Merging configurations failed with an NPE when comparing Nodes with 
different attributes.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1482" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sumit 
Singhal">
 -        Fixed improper header in CsvParameterLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1199" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Documented that JVM Input Arguments Lookup (JMX) is not available on 
Google App Engine.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1438" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (GC) Added method getParameter() to ObjectMessage (and 
ReusableObjectMessage).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1488" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Richard 
Zschech">
 -        (GC) Fixed ISO8601 %date conversion pattern with a period '.' 
separator for milliseconds is now garbage free.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1489" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Richard 
Zschech">
 -        (GC) Fixed %date conversion patterns with a timezone parameter are 
now garbage free.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1279" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Tony 
Baines">
 -        Prevent NullPointerException in FastDateParser$TimeZoneStrategy.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1341" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Richard 
Zschech">
 -        (GC) HighlightConverter and StyleConverter are now GC-free.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1467" dev="rpopma, ggregory" type="fix" 
due-to="Ralf, Gary Gregory">
 -        [OSGi] Fixed missing import package.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-351" dev="rpopma, ggregory" type="fix" 
due-to="Roland Weiglhofer">
 -        [OSGi] Fixed wrong Fragment-Host in manifest files.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1313" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Philipp 
Knobel">
 -        Properties declared in configuration can now have their value either 
in the element body or in an attribute named "value".
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1235" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Niranjan 
Rao, Sascha Scholz, Aleksey Zvolinsky">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.routing.IdlePurgePolicy was 
not working correctly.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1502" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sumit 
Singhal">
 -        Fixed issue where CsvParameterLayout and CsvLogEventLayout inserted 
NUL characters if data starts with {, (, [ or "
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1573" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Steffen 
Offermann">
 -        Layout is no longer optional.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1608" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        ServletAppender does not provide throwable object to ServletContext.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1599" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prevent potential NPE in 
org.apache.logging.log4j.message.ParameterFormatter.formatMessage3(StringBuilder,
 char[], int, Object[], int, int[]).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1600" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prevent potential NPE due to 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.MarkerPatternSelector.createSelector(PatternMatch[],
 String, boolean, boolean, Configuration).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1601" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prevent potential NPE due to 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.ScriptPatternSelector.createSelector(AbstractScript,
 PatternMatch[], String, boolean, boolean, Configuration).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1602" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prevent potential NPE in 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util.datetime.FormatCache.MultipartKey.equals(Object)
 when object is null.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1603" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Redo hashCode() and equals() methods in 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.net.ssl classes.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1610" dev="ggregory" type="fix" 
due-to="Shubhankar">
 -        Add targetNamespace to log4j-config.xsd. GitHub #43.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1619" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        new Log4jLogEvent().toString() throws an NPE.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1578" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        RoutingAppender can be configured with scripts. Add Script in a 
Routes element.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1597" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add a ScriptAppenderSelector to create an Appender specified by a 
Script.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1349" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Added support for garbage-free ThreadContext map. Disabled by 
default, users need to enable this explicitly.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1447" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Changed LogEvent's internal data structure for context data to 
be garbage-free. Added method LogEvent#getContextData(), deprecated method 
#getContextMap().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1010" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        Users can now inject context data from other sources than 
ThreadContext. Values can be any Object, not just Strings.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1568" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Added support for java.util.concurrent.LinkedTransferQueue to 
AsyncAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1430" dev="mattsicker" type="add" due-to="John 
Cairns">
 -        Added optional support for Conversant DisruptorBlockingQueue in 
AsyncAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1439" dev="mattsicker" type="add" due-to="Anthony 
Maire">
 -        Added optional support for JCTools MPSC bounded lock-free queue in 
AsyncAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1558" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        SocketAppender now supports IO buffering.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1557" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add a Builder for the SocketAppender (deprecates factory method).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1609" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add a Builder to ServletAppender and deprecate factory method.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1553" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        AbstractManager now implements AutoCloseable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1528" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Added ability to generate Log4j 2-style XML configuration file from 
ConfigurationBuilder.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1181" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Added Logging API for Scala 2.10 and 2.11.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1512" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Added options to exclude stack trace from JSON, XML and YAML layouts.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1539" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Added Core API Configurator.shutdown(LoggerContext, long, TimeUnit).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1501" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        FileAppender is now able to create files on-demand.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1504" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        RollingFileAppender is now able to create files on-demand.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1471" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        [PatternLayout] Add an ANSI option to %xThrowable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1472" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LoggerContext now implements Closeable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1458" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        [PatternLayout] Add an ANSI option to %message.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1505" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Create a Builder for the FileAppender plugin to facilitate adding 
attributes in the future.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1507" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Allow Builders to be completely generic.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1508" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Allow a Builder to subclass another Builder.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1516" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Add ThreadContextMap2 interface supporting method 
putAll(Map&lt;String, String&gt;).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1519" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add ThreadContext.putAll(Map&lt;String, String&gt;).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1520" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add JUnit Rule implementations to manage the thread context.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1547" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        The Core AbstractConfiguration now tracks its LoggerContext and add 
Configuration.getLoggerContext().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1540" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        The Core AbstractManager now tracks its LoggerContext.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1577" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add a Builder to the RoutingAppender and deprecate factory method.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1604" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Colin 
Hillman">
 -        Log4j2 TcpSocketServer in background.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1574" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Allow the RollingFileAppender to use default pattern layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1556" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Custom Log4j threads now extend Log4jThread.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1605" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Improve error messages for TcpSocketServer and UdpSocketServer.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1458" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Jackson from 2.7.5 to 2.8.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1494" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Jackson from 2.8.0 to 2.8.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1569" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Jackson from 2.8.1 to 2.8.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1598" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Jackson from 2.8.2 to 2.8.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1495" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated LMAX Disruptor from 3.3.4 to 3.3.5.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1496" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Kafka client from 0.9.1.0 to 0.10.0.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1533" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated Kafka client from 0.10.0.0 to 0.10.0.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1487" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated JMS test from ActiveMQ 5.13.3 to 5.13.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1551" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Updated JMS test from ActiveMQ 5.13.4 to 5.14.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1543" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Removed deprecated Core API 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util.Constants.UTF_8.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1544" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Removed deprecated Core API 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util.Assert.requireNonNull(T, String).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1545" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Removed deprecated Web API 
org.apache.logging.log4j.web.WebLookup.getServletContext().
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.6.2" date="2016-07-05" description="GA Release 2.6.2">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-904" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Bernhard 
Mähr">
 -        If copy and delete fails in rename action then resort to truncating 
the source file after copying it.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1250" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        CronTriggeringPolicy was not properly setting the prevFileTime value 
for the PatternProcessor so
 -        file dates and times on rolled files were incorrect.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1452" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        Fixed issue where reusable messages broke flow tracing logic.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1440" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Fix bug in OnStartupTriggeringPolicy that allowed it to roll over on 
every reconfiguration. Added
 -        minSize attribute.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1414" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Ralph 
Goers">
 -        Fixed minor issues with the 2.6.1 web site.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1434" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Luke 
Butters">
 -        Ensure that the thread-local StringBuilders used by Layouts to format 
log events to text will not
 -        retain excessive memory after a large message was logged.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1395" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Add "direct" option to ConsoleAppender for increased performance.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1418" dev="mikes" type="fix">
 -        Provide MessageFactory2 to custom Logger implementations.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1420" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        RollingRandomAccessFileManager was not properly rolling over on 
startup and was getting a NullPointerException.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1417" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed issue where Unbox utility ignored the value 
Constants.ENABLE_THREADLOCALS and always stored non-JDK classes in ThreadLocals.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1422" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed issue where AsyncAppenderQueueFullPolicyTest sometimes hangs.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1445" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Ludovic 
HOCHET">
 -        OnStartupTriggeringPolicyTest fails on Windows saying the file is 
used by another process.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1437" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) ObjectMessage and ReusableObjectMessage now avoid calling 
toString() on auto-boxed primitive parameters.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1415" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) ParameterFormatter now avoids calling toString() on auto-boxed 
primitive message parameters.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1412" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Unbox utility's ringbuffer of StringBuilders is now configurable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1432" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.7.4 to 2.7.5.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1433" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jansi from 1.11 to 1.13.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1444" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Commons Compress from 1.11 to 1.12.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.6.1" date="2016-06-05" description="GA Release 2.6.1">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1405" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        OnStartupTriggeringPolicy was forcing a rollover of empty files at 
startup and would append a second footer that was added by the prior shutdown.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1406" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Trask 
Stalnaker">
 -        Fixed bug in ReusableParameterizedMessage where Throwable was never 
updated so first error was logged over and over again and subsequent errors 
were not logged.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1409" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Shahan">
 -        Fixed ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException that may occur in 
ReusableParameterizedMessage.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-997" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Maytee 
Chinavanichkit">
 -        Add filter and remove filter were not working properly in 
AbstractFilterable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1032" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Changed RenameAction to use java.nio to better report rename failures.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1407" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Fixed misleading WARN log events from Log4j about message factories 
and unexpected formatting.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1408" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Added the module log4j-liquibase to BOM POM.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1180" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Logger cache now accounts for message factory.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1402" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Fix regression in properties configuration to support arbitrary 
component ids.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1385" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        (GC) CSV layouts should not create a new CSVPrinter for each log 
event. Requires Apache Commons CSV 1.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1398" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update liquibase-core from 3.4.2 to 3.5.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1399" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Commons CSV from 1.3 to 1.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1411" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Added documentation about plugin builders compared to factories.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1394" dev="mattsicker,mikes" type="fix">
 -        Fixed minor issues with the 2.6 web site.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.6" date="2016-05-25" description="GA Release 2.6">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1270" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Added support for garbage-free logging in steady state.
 -        This includes Async Loggers and logging synchronously to the console 
and to a file,
 -        but does not include the AsyncAppender. This release makes the 
GelfLayout and
 -        the main patterns in the PatternLayout garbage-free.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1297" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Added manual page on garbage-free logging.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1373" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Update Logger wrapper Generator tool to generate methods for the 
new Logger methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1356" dev="mikes" type="update">
 -        (GC) GelfLayout does now support garabage-free logging (with 
compressionType=OFF).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1326" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Added methods to the Logger interface for logging CharSequence 
messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1344" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) FileAppender, RollingFileAppender and MemoryMappedFileAppender 
are now also garbage-free by default.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1343" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) ConsoleAppender is now garbage-free by default. This logic is 
reusable for all AbstractOutputStreamAppender subclasses.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1278" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Added unrolled varargs methods to Logger API, added Unbox 
utility to avoid auto-boxing when logging primitive values.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1318" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Avoid allocating unnecessary temporary objects in 
LoggerContext's getLogger methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1333" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Avoid allocating unnecessary temporary objects in 
MarkerManager's getMarker methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1321" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Avoid allocating unnecessary temporary objects in 
PatternLayout's NamePatternConverter and ClassNamePatternConverter.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1271" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Add MessageFactory that avoid allocation by reusing a cached 
ParameterizedMessage instance.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1271" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) ParameterizedMessage optimizations to avoid or at least postpone 
allocating temporary objects.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1283" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Provide ThreadLocal-based gc-free caching mechanism in 
DatePatternConverter for non-webapps.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1293" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Add interface StringBuilderFormattable to enable converting 
Messages and parameters to text without allocating temporary objects.
 -        ParameterizedMessage, ObjectMessage, SimpleMessage and 
ThreadDumpMessage now implement StringBuilderFormattable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1291" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Update PatternLayout to utilize gc-free mechanism for LogEvent 
processing.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1292" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Update RandomAccessFileAppender and 
RollingRandomAccessFileAppender to utilize gc-free Layout.encode() method.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1274" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        (GC) Add encode(LogEvent, ByteBufferDestination) method to Layout API 
to enable converting LogEvents to bytes without creating temporary objects.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1281" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (GC) LoggerConfig.getProperties() should not allocate on each call.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1272" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (GC) Improve LoggerConfig's data structure for AppenderControl 
objects to avoid allocating temporary objects during
 -        traversal for each log event.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1269" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (GC) AsyncLogger should use thread-local translator by default.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-623" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Generate MDC properties as a JSON map in JSONLayout, with option to 
output as list of map entries.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1362" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Added a YAML layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1387" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed memory leak related to shutdown hook.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1179" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Documented benchmark results comparing Log4j 2 performance to other 
logging libraries.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1382" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Copying a MutableLogEvent using Log4jLogEvent.Builder should not 
unnecessarily obtain caller location information.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1011" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Document dependencies for layouts.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-621" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Lee 
Theobald, Kamal Mettananda, Gary Gregory">
 -        Pattern to drop first N package parts.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-494" dev="rgoers" type="add" due-to="Philipp 
Knobel">
 -        Support merging configurations to for a composite configuration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1357" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Option to not log stack traces for logged Throwables in GelfLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1375" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Update SLF4J from 1.7.13 to 1.7.21.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1374" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Migrate tests from Logback 1.1.3 to 1.1.7.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1384" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Commons CSV from 1.2 to 1.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1372" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Kamal 
Mettananda, Gary Gregory">
 -        XMLLayout indents, but not the first child tag (Event).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1363" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Properties Configuration did not support includeLocation attribute on 
Loggers.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1263" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        The ConfigurationSource was not saved for BuiltConfigurations so 
monitor interval had no effect.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1369" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Alex 
Birch, Gary Gregory">
 -        "xz" compression results in plaintext, uncompressed files.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1365" dev="mikes" type="update">
 -        (Log4j-internal) Provide message text as CharSequence for some 
message types to optimize some layouts.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1368" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (Log4j-internal) StatusLogger dropped exceptions when logging 
parameterized messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1348" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Greg 
Thomas, Gary Gregory">
 -        Add an AutoCloseable ThreadContext class: CloseableThreadContext.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1345" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        (Doc) Clarify documentation for properties that control Log4j 
behaviour.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1336" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Zbynek 
Vyskovsky">
 -        LoggerFactory in 1.2 API module is not compatible with 1.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1354" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Arkadiusz 
Adolph">
 -        No configuration reload is triggered under Windows when replacing the 
configuration file with one that has older last modified date.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1346" type="fix">
 -        Exception from Log4jServletContextListener prevents 
jetty-maven-plugin run-forked.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1339" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        (Perf) AsyncLogger performance optimization: avoid calling instanceof 
TimestampMessage in hot path.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1324" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Improve error handling in the Async Logger background thread: the new 
default exception handler no longer rethrows the error.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1309" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Configuration file error does not show cause exception.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1299" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add pattern converter for thread id and priority in PatternLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1289" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Change flow logging text from "entry' to "Enter" and "exit" to "Exit".
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1284" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Made default MessageFactory configurable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1280" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Deprecate org.apache.logging.log4j.util.MessageSupplier.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1280" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Logger methods taking Supplier parameters now correctly handle cases 
where the supplied value is a Message.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1268" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        FixedDateFormat was incorrect for formats having MMM with the French 
locale.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1255" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Add enhanced entry and exit methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-124" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Add shutdown methods to LogManager.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1222" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Creation of a LoggerContext will fail if shutdown is in progress. 
LogManager will default to SimpleLogger instead.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1221" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Michael 
Barker">
 -        Added async logger Timeout wait strategy and made this the default 
wait strategy for async loggers.
 -        This prevents a rare deadlock that may occur on Solaris.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1080" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Added option to discard events below a certain log level if the async 
logger ring buffer
 -        or async appender queue is full.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1237" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Mike 
Calmus, Gary Gregory">
 -        Make PatternLayout header and footer accept a pattern.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1244" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Anshu 
Garg, Remko Popma, Gary Gregory">
 -        Make header and footer values customizable in JSONLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1245" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Make CSV Layout header and footers accept patterns.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1192" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Jörg 
Bretschneider, Gary Gregory">
 -        Dynamic Subject for SMTP Appender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1277" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory, Ludovic Hochet">
 -        FormattedMessage, MessageFormatMessage and StringFormattedMessage 
should support passing in a Locale to ensure appropriate formatting.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1260" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Blake 
Day, Gary Gregory">
 -        TlsSyslogFrame calculates message length incorrectly.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1258" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Francis 
Lalonde">
 -        Async DynamicThresholdFilter does not use the log event's context map.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1232" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Nikolai">
 -        Incorrect log rotation in last week of year.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1248" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed broken nanotime in pattern layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-908" dev="ggregory" type="fix" 
due-to="Konstantinos Liakos, Patrick Flaherty, Robin Coe, Gary Gregory">
 -        JSONLayout doesn't add a comma between log events.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1230" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Vladimir 
Hudec, Ralph Goers, Gary Gregory">
 -        Don't concatenate SYSLOG Messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1238" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.net.TcpSocketManager and other classes 
does not report internal exceptions to the status logger.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1212" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fix documentation to specify the correct default wait strategy used 
by async loggers.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1215" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Erik 
Kemperman">
 -        Documentation/XSD inconsistencies.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1276" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Ludovic 
Hochet">
 -        LoggerMessageSupplierTest and LoggerSupplierTest are Locale sensitive.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1380" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.7.3 to 2.7.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1304" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.7.0 to 2.7.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1253" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update LMAX Disruptor from 3.3.2 to 3.3.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1219" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update SLF4J from 1.7.12 to 1.7.13.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1239" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.6.3 to 2.6.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1249" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.6.4 to 2.7.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1351" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.7.2 to 2.7.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1240" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Liquibase from 3.3.5 to 3.4.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1294" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Kafka client from 0.9.0.0 to 0.9.0.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1352" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update javax.mail from 1.5.4 to 1.5.5.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1358" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Commons Compress from 1.10 to 1.11.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1388" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Update Google java-allocation-instrumenter from 3.0 to 3.0.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1233" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Bahri 
Gencsoy">
 -        Misleading Value In Properties Example.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1251" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Romain 
Manni-Bucau">
 -        Fix JUL bridge issue where LogRecord.getParameters() is used when 
null.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1254" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Josh Trow">
 -        Fix typo in Flow Tracing documentation.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-920" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Ludovic 
Hochet">
 -        ClassNotFoundException for BundleContextSelector when initialising in 
an OSGi environment.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1300" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Remove serializability from classes that don't need it.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1303" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Add documentation links to runtime dependencies in each component 
intro page.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1275" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Ludovic 
Hochet">
 -        Fix RollingAppenderNoUnconditionalDeleteTest repeat test runs from 
failing.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1262" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        Stop throwing unnecessary exception in 
Log4jServletContextListener.contextDestroyed().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1252" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        JeroMqAppender should support layouts.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1227" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Olivier 
Lemasle">
 -        NullPointerException in MapLookup.lookup if the event is null.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1306" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        JeroMqAppender should use ShutdownCallbackRegistry instead of runtime 
hooks.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1217" dev="mattsicker" type="add" due-to="Thies 
Wellpott">
 -        PatternLayout option to limit length of text.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1308" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Remove need to pre-specify appender et al. identifiers in property 
file config format.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1050" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Adam 
Retter">
 -        Add a Log4jLookup class to help write log files relative to 
log4j2.xml.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1133" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Add JNDI lookup documentation.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1310" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        JndiLookup mindlessly casts to String and should use String.valueOf().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1206" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LoggerContext#updateLoggers should call 
firePropertyChangeEvent.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-248" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        Log4jWebInitializerImpl: Use Thread instead of Class for fallback 
classloader.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1169" dev="mattsicker" type="add" due-to="Gerald 
Kritzinger">
 -        PatternLayout: Possible variable substitution in equals substitution 
parameter.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1322" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Update Log4j 1.x migration guide to include information about system 
property lookup syntax changes.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1330" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        Fix NoClassDefFoundError in ReflectionUtil on Google App Engine.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.5" date="2015-12-06" description="GA Release 2.5">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-324" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Reduced memory usage of status messages in bounded queue; support 
zero-length queue that stores no messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1173" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed rollover error when copying to a directory mapped to a remote 
Linux host.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-435" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Robert 
Schaft">
 -        Added support for custom delete actions triggered by a rollover.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-649" dev="rgoers" type="update" due-to="Aleksey 
Zvolinsky">
 -        Add PurgePolicy and IdlePurgePolicy to RoutingAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1202" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Remove ConfigurationMonitor. The WatchManager is now used to check 
for configuration changes.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1195" dev="mikes" type="fix" due-to="Melvin Du">
 -        Make KafkaAppender support SerializedLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-89" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Allow rollover to occur at any time. Add CronTriggeringPolicy.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-381" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Anthony 
Baldocchi">
 -        Allow triggering policy and rollover strategy to be modified during 
reconfiguration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1136" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Add support for JSR 223 scripts in filters and the PatternSelector.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1168" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Steven 
Swor">
 -        Add getters for source and destination file in file rename action.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1175" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add getters for classes in 
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.rolling.action.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-898" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Added system property to allow users to control whether messages 
should be formatted in the background.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1178" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Support use-case for JDBC's 
CommonDataSource.setLogWriter(PrintWriter) and 
java.sql.DriverManager.setLogWriter(PrintWriter).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1187" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Support use case for java.sql.DriverManager.setLogStream(PrintStream).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1029" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Stefan 
Leonhartsberger">
 -        Performance improvement when gathering location information.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1172" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed ThreadLocal leak [AsyncLogger$Info] on Tomcat when using 
AsyncLoggerContextSelector.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1176" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed memory leak when log4j jars are in Tomcat's lib folder.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1180" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        Logger cache does not account for message factory.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-879" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Documentation: fixed minor issues with the site and manual pages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-999" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Joan 
Balagueró">
 -        RollingFileAppender should also roll over when log event time is 
equal to rollover time, not only when later.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-873" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Martin 
Dickins, LC, Luke Woodward">
 -        Fixed bug where omitting the &lt;display-name&gt; element in web.xml 
caused incorrect log4j initialization,
 -        resulting in memory leaks when the web application was stopped or 
reloaded.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-323" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Better web app support for async loggers: Fixed a memory leak that 
occurred when the logging jars are placed
 -        in the container's classpath and the configuration file uses 
AsyncRoot/AsyncLogger.
 -        The problem was that the first web application started the Disruptor 
background thread [AsyncLoggerConfig-1] but did not stop it until all web apps 
are stopped.
 -        Each web application now has its own Disruptor which is 
stopped/started together with the web app.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-493" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Better web app support for async loggers: it is now possible to place 
the logging jars in the container's
 -        classpath when making all loggers asynchronous by using 
AsyncLoggerContextSelector. This fixes a problem where
 -        logging would stop working after stopping and restarting a web 
application.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1171" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Use servlet context name for logger context name when available.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1159" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed a ThreadLocal memory leak in Tomcat8 that mentions AsyncLoggers 
when Async Loggers are not used.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1166" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        AbstractConfiguration executor should use a DaemonThreadFactory.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1165" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Improve Log4j initialization status messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1156" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Web site corrections and updates.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1158" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Michael 
Fortin, Gary Gregory">
 -        Log4J JUL adapter is using MessageFormat on String passed by 
java.util.function.Supplier&lt;String>.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-801" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.Logger should be serializable.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1157" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Norbert 
Bartels">
 -        Fix compilation error for classes annotated with @Plugin.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-948" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Andrew 
Flower">
 -        Fix plugin documentation error about Converters.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1193" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Prefix all thread names Log4j creates with "Log4j2-".
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1194" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Adam 
Brin">
 -        Documentation does not match parameters for 
LoggerNameLevelRewritePolicy.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1196" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="René 
Zanner">
 -        MongoDbConnection does not close MongoClient.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1174" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.6.2 to 2.6.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1207" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update kafka-clients from 0.8.2.2 to 0.9.0.0.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.4.1" date="2015-10-08" description="GA Release 2.4.1">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1129" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Allow PatternLayout to select a pattern to use based on some 
selection criteria.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1145" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add %equals to PatternLayout to test and replace patterns with 
strings.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1147" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add %equalsIgnoreCase to PatternLayout to test and replace patterns 
with strings.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1146" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add %notEmpty to PatternLayout to avoid output of patterns where all 
variables are empty.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1020" dev="mikes" type="add">
 -        Add possibility to set shutdown timeout on AsyncAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1153" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed NullPointerException when only root logger is defined (and no 
named loggers) in configuration properties file.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1140" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed bug where headers were not being written to first file with 
RollingFileAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1149" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed bug where PatternLayout predefined date pattern with time zone 
always renders default date format.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1050" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed Log4jLookup.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1142" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fix potential memory leak in web applications by using a straight 
ThreadLocal field instead of subclassing ThreadLocal.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1135" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Compression on rollover was broken: log file was renamed to .zip but 
not compressed.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1127" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        log4j2.xml cannot be parsed on Oracle Weblogic 12c.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1132" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Do not use MongoDB driver 2.13.3 deprecated methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1144" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Add %markerSimpleName in pattern layout should evaluate to marker 
name (not toString()).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1126" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Web site corrections and updates.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1151" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Performance improvement: backport Java 8 fast ISO-8859-1 String to 
byte[] encoder to AbstractStringLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-935" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Performance improvement when converting Strings to byte[] arrays.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1040" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update MongoDB driver from 2.13.3 to 3.0.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1128" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Reuse StringBuilder to improve performance for String-based layouts: 
CSV, GELF, HTML, RFC524, Syslog.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1131" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update mongo-java-driver from 2.13.2 to 2.13.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1138" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Do not use Jackson deprecated methods.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1139" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.6.1 to 2.6.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1150" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update kafka-clients from 0.8.2.1 to 0.8.2.2.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.4" date="2015-09-20" description="GA Release 2.4">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-635" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Add support for configuration via Properties.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-952" dev="rgoers" type="add">
 -        Add ConfigurationBuilder for programmatic configuration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1017" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Java platform from Java 6 to 7. From this version onwards, 
log4j 2 requires Java 7.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-599" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Added support for Java 8 lambda expressions to lazily construct a log 
message only if
 -              the requested log level is enabled.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1118" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Updated Logger wrapper generator tool to add Java 8 lambda support 
for custom log levels.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1107" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        New Appender for Apache Kafka.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1113" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        New publisher Appender for ZeroMQ (using JeroMQ).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1088" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Add Comma Separated Value (CSV) layouts for parameter and event 
logging.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-812" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        PatternLayout timestamp formatting performance improvement: replaced 
synchronized SimpleDateFormat with
 -        Apache Commons FastDateFormat. This and better caching resulted in a 
~3-30X faster timestamp formatting.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1097" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        PatternLayout timestamp formatting performance improvement: 
predefined date formats (and variants using
 -        a period '.' millisecond separator instead of ',') are now formatted 
~2-10X faster than other date formats.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1096" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Improved performance of ParameterizedMessage::getFormattedMessage by 
~2X.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1120" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        LoggerConfig performance improvements: avoid unnecessary lock 
acquisition, use more efficient data structure.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1125" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        PatternLayout performance improvement by caching and reusing a 
ThreadLocal StringBuilder.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1121" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed potential race condition on reconfiguration. Introduced 
ReliabilityStrategy to facilitate
 -        switching between different mechanisms for preventing log events from 
being dropped on reconfiguration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1114" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Add thread name to status logger layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1123" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Core Configurator.initialize(String, ClassLoader, String) fails to 
work when config location is a file path.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1117" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Marcus 
Thiesen">
 -        OutputStreamManager in ConsoleAppender leaking managers.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1044" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Write pending events to Flume when the appender is stopped.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1108" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        NullPointerException when passing null to 
java.util.logging.Logger.setLevel().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1110" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.jul.CoreLogger.setLevel() checks for 
security permission too late.
 -      </action>
 -      <action dev="rpopma" type="remove">
 -        Removed experimental interface LevelLogger which got committed to 
master by mistake.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1010" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Pass log event when interpolating logger properties.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1090" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add Core Configurator APIs to change a logger's level.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1105" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Add API org.apache.logging.log4j.Level.isInRange(Level, Level).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1106" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Add a LevelRangeFilter class.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1074" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Added support for system nanosecond time in pattern layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1075" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Added support for compressing to bzip2 format on file rollover.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1077" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Support additional Apache Commons Compress compression formats on 
rollover: Deflate, Pack200, XY.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-767" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        New module for Liquibase integration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1023" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        New RewritePolicy for changing level of a log event.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1015" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Daniel 
Marcotte">
 -        Add a way to route messages based on the %marker in Layout for 
RoutingAppender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1050" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Adam 
Retter">
 -        Add a Log4jLookup class to help write log files relative to 
log4j2.xml.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1057" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add API org.apache.logging.log4j.LogManager.getFormatterLogger().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1066" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Charles 
Allen">
 -        Expose Log4jContextFactory's ShutdownCallbackRegistry.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1084" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Philipp 
Schneider">
 -        Misleading StatusLogger WARN event in LogManager with java.util.Map.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1051" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Lukasz 
Lenart">
 -        NoClassDefFoundError when starting app on Google App Engine.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-684" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Joern 
Huxhorn, Mauro Molinari">
 -        ExtendedThrowablePatternConverter does not print suppressed 
exceptions.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1069" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sam 
Braam">
 -        Improper handling of JSON escape chars when deserializing JSON log 
events.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1068" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Andy 
McMullan">
 -        Exceptions not logged when using TcpSocketServer + SerializedLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1067" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Sam 
Braam">
 -        ThrowableProxy getExtendedStackTraceAsString throws NPE on 
deserialized nested exceptions.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1049" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Robert 
Schaft">
 -        AsyncAppender now resets the thread interrupted flag after catching 
InterruptedException.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1048" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Nikhil">
 -        FileConfigurationMonitor unnecessarily calls 
System.currentTimeMillis() causing high CPU usage.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1037" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Marc 
Dergacz">
 -        Backward compatibility issue in log4j-1.2-api NDC pop() and peek().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1025" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        Custom java.util.logging.Level gives null Log4j Level and causes NPE.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1033" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        SimpleLogger creates unnecessary Map objects by calling 
ThreadContext.getContext() instead of getImmutableContext().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1026" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        HighlightConverter does not obey noConsoleNoAnsi.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1019" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        ZipCompressAction leaves files open until GC when an IO error takes 
place.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1020" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        GzCompressAction leaves files open until GC when an IO error takes 
place.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1038" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Gili">
 -        Incorrect documentation for layout default charset.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1042" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Guillaume 
Turri">
 -        Socket and Syslog appenders don't take timeout into account at 
startup.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-934" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Kenneth 
Gendron">
 -        Circular suppressed Exception throws StackOverflowError.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1046" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Kenneth 
Gendron">
 -        Circular Exception cause throws StackOverflowError.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-982" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikhail 
Mazurskiy">
 -        Use System.nanoTime() to measure time intervals.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1045" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Günter 
Albrecht">
 -        Externalize log4j2.xml via URL resource.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1058" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Daniel 
Branzea">
 -        Log4jMarker#contains(String) does not respect org.slf4j.Marker 
contract.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1060" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Log4jMarker#contains(Marker) does not respect org.slf4j.Marker 
contract.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1061" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Log4jMarker#remove(Marker) does not respect org.slf4j.Marker contract.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1062" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Log4jMarker#add(Marker) does not respect org.slf4j.Marker contract.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1064" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        org.apache.logging.slf4j.Log4jMarker does not implement 
org.slf4j.Marker.equals(Object) org.slf4j.Marker.hashCode().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-889" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Maciej 
Karaś, Kenneth Leider">
 -        Header in layout should not be written on application startup if 
appending to an existing file. Fixes LOG4J2-1030.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-918" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Clarify documentation for combining async with sync loggers.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1078" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        GelfLayout throws exception if some log event fields are null.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1044" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Support batchSize in FlumeAvroManager.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1065" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Define org.apache.logging.log4j.Marker.equals(Object) and 
org.apache.logging.log4j.Marker.hashCode().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1063" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Avoid creating temporary array object in 
org.apache.logging.slf4j.Log4jMarker.iterator().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-890" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Hassan 
Kalaldeh, Robert Andersson, Remko Popma">
 -        log4j-web-2.1 should workaround a bug in JBOSS EAP 6.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-403" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Poorna 
Subhash P, Jeremy Lautman">
 -        MongoDB appender, username and password should be optional.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1035" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Log4j2 tries to SystemClassLoader when running on Google AppEngine.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1022" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Allow a list of keys to be specified in the MDC pattern converter.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-959" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Fix FindBugs DM_DEFAULT_ENCODING bug in SimpleLogger.logMessage() and 
simplify code.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1036" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Flume from 1.5.2 to 1.6.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1041" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update MongoDB driver from 2.11.2 to 2.13.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1018" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update database tests from H2 1.3.175 to 1.3.176.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1070" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Java Mail from 1.5.2 to 1.5.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1079" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.5.3 to 2.5.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1879" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.5.4 to 2.6.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1092" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.6.0 to 2.6.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1104" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Commons Compress from 1.9 to 1.10.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.3" date="2015-05-09" description="GA Release 2.3">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1009" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikael 
Ståldal">
 -        Incorrectly defined compressionType parameter to GelfLayout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1008" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Ralph 
Goers, Gary Gregory">
 -        
org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.util.ResolverUtil.extractPath(URL) 
incorrectly converts '+' characters to spaces.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1007" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Ralph 
Goers, Gary Gregory">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util#fileFromUri(URI uri) incorrectly 
converts '+' characters to spaces.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1003" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Dan 
Armbrust">
 -        JUL Logger.throwing is mis-mapped to ERROR when it should be TRACE.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-965" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Khotyn 
Huang">
 -        System.out no longer works after the Console appender and JANSI are 
initialized.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-998" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Mariano 
Gonzalez">
 -        Make org.apache.logging.log4j.core.Logger#updateConfiguration 
protected.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-995" dev="rgoers" type="update">
 -        Move UTF-8 constant from Charsets to Constants class. Remove Charsets 
class.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-993" dev="rgoers" type="fix">
 -        Deadlock would occur if appender thread creates a new Logger during 
reconfiguration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-991" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Ryan Rupp">
 -        Async root logger config should default includeLocation to false.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-985" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Sean Dawson">
 -        AbstractFilter should not implement equals() and hashCode().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-984" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Jonas 
Höpfner">
 -        PatternLayout %highlight to support noConsoleNoAnsi like %style.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-926" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="David 
Ohana">
 -        Truncate from the end of text format modifier.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-980" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikhail 
Mazurskiy">
 -        Numerical overflow in BurstFilter not handled correctly.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-981" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mikhail 
Mazurskiy">
 -        Incorrect unlock in ProviderUtil.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-966" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        KeyStoreConfiguration.createKeyStoreConfiguration() ignores 
keyManagerFactoryAlgorithm.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-976" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Matt 
Quinn">
 -        Using monitorInterval with YAML config file format causes 
JSONParseException.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-964" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Jonne 
Jyrylä">
 -        StringFormattedMessage serialization is incorrect.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-947" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Stefan 
Wehner">
 -        A new StatusLoggerAdmin listener is added to StatusLogger every time 
the log is reconfigured.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-968" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Paul D 
Johe">
 -        SyslogLayout contains extra space.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-967" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Stefan 
Wehner">
 -        log4j2.component.properties not read for all properties.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-971" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Paul D 
Johe">
 -        Another bad priority in Syslog messages.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-972" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        org.apache.logging.log4j.core.net.ssl.TlsSyslogInputStreamReader does 
not need to create temp Integer objects.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-974" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Daniel 
Galán y Martins">
 -        Typo in EventLogger documentation.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-988" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update LMAX Disruptor from 3.3.0 to 3.3.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-987" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Migrate tests from Logback 1.1.2 to 1.1.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-988" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update tests to use ActiveMQ from 5.10 to 5.11.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1004" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.5.1 to 2.5.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-1005" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Slf4j from 1.7.7 to 1.7.12.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.2" date="2015-02-22" description="GA Release 2.2">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-938" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Mauro 
Molinari">
 -        (JMX) To avoid memory leaks when web applications are restarted, JMX 
notifications are sent from
 -        the caller thread in web applications. For non-web applications 
notifications are sent from a background thread
 -        as before.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-957" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="fatih 
guleryuz">
 -        Missing toUpperCase(Locale.ENGLISH).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-956" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="David 
Kellerman">
 -        Manual refers to Route "AppenderRef" attribute, should be "ref".
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-955" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Documentation: clarify system properties to control status logger, 
improve troubleshooting FAQ entry.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-950" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Joel 
Edwards">
 -        Incorrect attribute name in PropertiesRewritePolicy example.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-944" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Vinayaka 
Ramachandra">
 -        Log4j Flume appender is not adding millisecond to the event headers 
when the event is logged at 000 milliseconds.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-941" dev="ggregory" type="add" 
due-to="Konstantinos Liakos">
 -        Allow JSON layout to create one compact log record per line.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-933" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="ppiman at 
gmail.com">
 -        HTML layout should not use attribute minimalization for hr noshade.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-895" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Specify the SyslogAppender connect timeout value as part of the 
configuration.
 -        The SyslogAppender takes a new parameter connectTimeoutMillis.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-899" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Specify the SocketAppender connect timeout value as part of the 
configuration.
 -        The SyslogAppender takes a new parameter connectTimeoutMillis.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-924" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Ryan Rupp">
 -        Log4j 1.2 Bridge doesn't map level ALL correctly in 
Category.getEffectiveLevel().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-931" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Robert 
Gacki">
 -        ConsoleAppender is missing @PluginFactory annotation at 
createAppender method.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-919" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="David 
Johle">
 -        Logging system fails to initialize if XInclude API is not available.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-914" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Kaj 
Bjurman">
 -        ThrowableProxy.getExtendedStackTraceAsString causes 
NullPointerException.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-912" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        XML configuration does not report full error message for XInclude 
parser configuration problems.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-903" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mauro 
Molinari">
 -        ClassLoaderContextSelector uses ClassLoader.toString() as a key
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-834" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Nikita 
Koval, Leonard Broman, Thiago Kronig">
 -        ThrowableProxy throws NoClassDefFoundError.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-893" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        NullPointerException on filter when mapping JUL to Log4j2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-892" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        JUL adapter does not map Log4j'2 FATAL level to a JUL level.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-881" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Mariano 
Gonzalez">
 -        AbstractLifecycle should not implement equals() and hashCode().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-897" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        Javadoc for org.apache.log4j.BasicConfigurator.configure() is 
incorrect.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-891" dev="ggregory" type="fix">
 -        AbstractLifecycle should not implement equals() and hashCode().
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-946" dev="ggregory" type="fix" 
due-to="artemonster">
 -        [docs] Using Log4j 2 in Web Applications: Update example 
(Log4jWebLifeCycle is not visible).
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-901" dev="ggregory" type="update" due-to="Tihomir 
Meščić, Siegfried Greisinger">
 -        Update docs for SyslogAppender: "No structured id name was supplied"
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-958" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update from Jackson 2.5.0 to 2.5.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-925" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update from Jackson 2.4.4 to 2.5.0.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-910" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.4.3 to 2.4.4.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-881" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Jackson from 2.4.2 to 2.4.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-882" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update maven-core from 3.1.0 to 3.2.3.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-883" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update tests from org.apache.felix.framework 4.2.1 to 4.4.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-884" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update org.eclipse.osgi from 3.6.0 to 3.7.1.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-900" dev="ggregory" type="update">
 -        Update Apache Flume from 1.5.0.1 to 1.5.2.
 -      </action>
 -    </release>
 -    <release version="2.1" date="2014-10-19" description="GA Release 2.1">
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-676" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Stefan 
Bodewig">
 -        Some typo fixes and enhancements for the site.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-868" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Add ShutdownCallbackRegistry interface for customizable shutdown 
callback handling. This is particularly
 -        useful for application servers that wish to integrate with Log4j 2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-866" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Gerard 
Weatherby">
 -        Documentation: fixed missing closing parenthesis in code example.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-862" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Michael 
Sutherland">
 -        Fixed classloader issue that prevented Log4j from finding the 
implementation when used in a custom Ant task.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-589" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Supported filtering on custom log levels in configuration.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-861" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Documentation: fix broken links on left navigation Extending Log4j 
Configuration sub-menu.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-856" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Documentation: add sections on the JUL Adapter, IO Streams and NoSQL 
Appenders to the Maven and Ivy page.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-797" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Andreas 
Rytina">
 -        Documentation: clarified why log4j-core is a compile time dependency 
in Maven and Ivy page.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-855" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Documentation: fix broken links on Appenders manual page.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-807" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Prevent NPE when configuration with AsyncLogger/AsyncRoot is reloaded.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-848" dev="ggregory" type="add">
 -        Add a Java lookup to provide nicely formatted runtime version 
information.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-809" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Move reflection utility class to API's private utility classes.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-845" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Add 2.1.0 to compatible versions in Log4j API ProviderUtil and update 
Log4jAPIVersion to 2.1.0 in
 -        core META-INF/log4j-provider.properties.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-833" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Documentation: added Runtime Dependencies link to left nav-bar on 
site.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-816" dev="rpopma" type="add">
 -        Documentation: added section on XInclude to user manual Configuration 
page.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-678" dev="rpopma" type="fix" due-to="Matt Sicker">
 -        Documentation: fixed minor issues with Log4j2 web site/documentation.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-844" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Update JMH to 1.1 from 0.7.2.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-843" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Migrate JpaHyperSqlAppenderTest JUnit performance test to log4j-perf.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-842" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Migrate JpaH2AppenderTest JUnit performance test to log4j-perf.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-841" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Migrate JdbcHyperSqlAppenderTest JUnit performance test to log4j-perf.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-840" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Migrate JdbcH2AppenderTest JUnit performance test to log4j-perf.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-830" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Respect external interrupt signal to allow application shutdown after 
joining AsyncAppender thread.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-813" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="David 
Erichsen, Brandon Barry">
 -        MarkerManager Log4jMarker.hasParents() returns opposite of correct 
result.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-785" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Documentation: fixed capitalization inconsistency in user manual 
example config.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-829" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Fixed issue in RollingFile filePattern: backslashes are path 
separators, not escape characters.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-547" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Add the Log4j IOStreams component.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-431" dev="rpopma" type="add" due-to="Claude Mamo">
 -        Added Memory-Mapped File Appender.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-832" dev="ggregory" type="fix" due-to="Seth 
Leger">
 -        ThrowableProxy fails if a class in logged stack trace throws 
java.lang.Error from initializer
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-831" dev="rpopma" type="update">
 -        Documentation: updated FAQ "which jars" diagrams for JUL bridge and 
2.1 version.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-827" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Support use of TypeConverter classes through the standard Plugin 
system.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-745" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Scott 
Harrington">
 -        Avoid ConverterKey plugin clashes by using a more predictable plugin 
loading infrastructure.
 -        Plugins have been segmented into three parts: class path, 
user-specified packages, and OSGi bundles.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-798" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Scott 
Harrington">
 -        Fixed plugin scanning redundancy causing massive slowdowns in certain 
environments.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-753" dev="rpopma" type="fix">
 -        Reduced CachedClock thread contention.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-819" dev="mattsicker" type="fix" due-to="Gary 
Gregory">
 -        Fixed memory leak in Tomcat 6 caused by clock background threads 
unintentionally
 -        started by Tomcat after web application stop.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-825" dev="mattsicker" type="add">
 -        Add simple validation constraint annotations for the Plugin system.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-428" dev="ggregory" type="add" due-to="Mark 
Paluch, Mikael Ståldal">
 -        Implement a GELF layout.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-391" dev="rgoers" type="fix" due-to="Kamal 
Bahadur">
 -        FlumePersistentManager now handles LockConflictExceptions in Berkeley 
Db when sending a batch.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-782" dev="mattsicker" type="fix">
 -        Remove invalid Oracle Maven repository.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-780" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Update Spring Framework to 3.2.11.RELEASE from 3.2.8.RELEASE.
 -      </action>
 -      <action issue="LOG4J2-815" dev="mattsicker" type="update">
 -        Unify the two JMS appenders into a single appender. Configurations 

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