eXist v4.7.1 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-08-13 // almost 3 years ago
  • v4.7.1 - August 13, 2019

    ๐Ÿš€ This is a bug fix release addressing some important issues.

    ๐Ÿ› Bug Fixes

    • Disable a bad XQuery optimization affecting multi-step path expressions like /a/b//c[d = 123] with descendant axis step and range index defined on c. The main optimizations will still work.
    • โช Java admin client kept files up to 64M in memory, resulting in out of memory errors during backup/restore. Limit the max size to 4M
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for macOS startup without Oracle JDK 8
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ eXist was leaking file handles when loading XQuery modules from an expath package
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix unattended installation, enable configurable data directory
    • Java Admin Client should be able to change logged in account password via XML:DB Remote and re-connect
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix a couple of issues in LDAP

    Backwards Compatibility

    ๐Ÿ“š eXist-db 4.7.1 is binary compatible with the 4.7.0, 4.6.1 and 4.6.0 versions of eXist-db. Users who are upgrading should always consult the Upgrading Guide in the documentation.

    Downloading this Version

    • ๐Ÿš€ eXist-db v4.7.1 is available for download from Bintray.
    • ๐Ÿณ Docker images for are available from eXist-db's DockerHub.
    • Maven artifacts are available from our mvn-repo.
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ Mac users of the Homebrew package repository may acquire eXist 4.7.1 directly from there via. the exist-db cask.