The test build of Velocity Engine 2.2 RC6 is available.

No determination as to the quality ('alpha,' 'beta,' or 'GA') of Velocity Engine 2.2 has been made, and at this time it is simply a "test build". We welcome any comments you may have, and will take all feedback into account if a quality vote is called for this build.

Release notes:




Maven 2 staging repository:






Release Candidates History:

 * RC1 Initial RC

 * RC2
 - added BigInteger and BigDecimal implicit conversions
 - [VELOCITY-923] fixed a parser regression for `$foo||`
 - [VELOCITY-904] fixed two corner case bugs for the velocimacro.arguments.preserve_literals backward compatibility flag  - fixed engine and dependency versions in README and mention the parser customization feature in the *building* section
 - nicified README links
 - upgraded surfire plugin version from 2.19.1 to 2.22.1
 - upgraded maven-jar-plugin from 3.1.1 to 3.2.2
 - added version 1.2 for extra-enforcer-rules
 - upgraded maven-javadoc-plugin from 3.1.0 to 3.1.1
 - upgraded findbugs-maven-plugin from 3.0.4 to 3.0.5
 - upgraded maven-release-plugin from *unspecified* to 3.0.0-M1
 - added a new templatized static class  - use the File Separator control character to mark the end of stream for the parser (instead of the zero-width space char)  - reviewed packaging of engine examples (refreshed content, plus made them as a standalone zip file with readme, shell scripts, dependencies and examples sources rather than a meaningless standalone pom next to a jar without explanations...)

* RC3
 - [VELOCITY-904] fixed yet another corner case bugs for the velocimacro.arguments.preserve_literals backward compatibility flag
 - upgraded SLF4J from 1.7.28 to 1.7.30

* RC4
 - [VELOCITY-904] fixed a regression introduced in RC3

* RC5
 - [VELOCITY-924] fixed cache collision between an object and its class
 - Javadoc fixes in parser genereted classes
 - [VELOCITY-925] fixed BC whitespace gobbling for macro call without parentheses  - [VELOCITY-926] fixed regression: Macro arguments names cannot collide with external references names
 - upgraded junit from 4.12 to 4.13

* RC6
- [VELOCITY-926] fixed side effects by deprecating velocimacro.arguments.preserve_literals config flag in favor of velocimacro.enable_bc_mode, which (besides preserving arguments literals) uses global context values as defaults for missing macro arguments without explicit defaults (as did 1.7)

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