The Apache Jackrabbit community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache Jackrabbit 2.16.1. The release is available for download at:

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

Release Notes -- Apache Jackrabbit -- Version 2.16.1


This is Apache Jackrabbit(TM) 2.16.1, 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 2.16.1 is an incremental feature release based on
and compatible with earlier stable Jackrabbit 2.x releases. Jackrabbit
2.16.x releases are considered stable and targeted for production use.

The minimum Java version for this release is Java 8. See

for maintenance versions that support earlier Java versions.

Changes in Jackrabbit 2.16.1


    [JCR-4241] - Jacoco plugin fails with exception
    [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-4238] - use StandardCharsets to avoid having to handle UnsupportedEncodingException
    [JCR-4239] - Suppress Tika startup warnings


    [JCR-4215] - Use Tika version 1.17
    [JCR-4218] - switch bundle comparisonVersion
    [JCR-4221] - Upgrade Apache HttpComponents to 4.5.4
[JCR-4222] - Document reduced RMI interop with older servers after java-9 related changes
    [JCR-4223] - Upgrade commons-fileupload dependency to 1.3.3
    [JCR-4224] - Upgrade tomcat-servlet dependency to 7.0.82
    [JCR-4225] - Upgrade commons-chains dependency to 1.2
    [JCR-4226] - Upgrade tika-parsers dependency to 1.16
    [JCR-4228] - Update Oak dependency to latest 1.0 stable release
    [JCR-4231] - Upgrade aws-java-sdk-s3 dependency to 1.11.241
    [JCR-4233] - Update H2DB test dependency
    [JCR-4236] - remove obsolete textFilterClasses config parameters
[JCR-4240] - IndexingQueueTest relies on Tika behavior that is changed in Tika 1.17
    [JCR-4244] - Upgrade tomcat dependency to 8.5.24
    [JCR-4247] - Update commons-io dependency
    [JCR-4248] - Upgrade httpcore dependency to 4.4.9
    [JCR-4250] - remove guava dependency
    [JCR-4252] - Upgrade httpclient dependency to 4.5.5

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 MD5 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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