JRuby 1.5.6 Released

Friday, December 03 2010

The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 1.5.6.

JRuby 1.5.6 is a minor follow-up release to address problems with mirroring of 1.5.5 in maven, update to 1.0.3 of jruby native launcher, and a few undesirable issues in windows. All users of JRuby 1.5.5 (and lower) are recommended to upgrade to 1.5.6.

1.5.6 Issues Resolved:

  • JRUBY-4352 Rbconfig’s Config::CONFIG provides wrong name for Windows 2008 Server, based on input from Rakesh Arora. (See 07fb757.)
  • JRUBY-4774 Fix classpath and load path issues related to file paths containing spaces
  • JRUBY-4898 java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
  • JRUBY-5127 become_java! doesn’t add Ruby class methods as statics on the resulting Java class
  • JRUBY-5223 Marshal.load fails when Kernel.read is defined

Not in our tracking system:

  • ant.bat should be specified on Windows