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From "Winnebeck, Jason" <>
Subject RE: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Groovy 2.4.8 released
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:19:47 GMT
Great job to the Groovy team!

One note about the announcement, the security link is

The link gives 404.


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul King [] 
Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:27 AM
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Groovy 2.4.8 released

Dear community,

The Apache Groovy team is pleased to announce version 2.4.8 of Apache Groovy.
Apache Groovy is a multi-facet programming language for the JVM.
Further details can be found at the website.

This release is a maintenance release of the GROOVY_2_4_X branch.
It is strongly encouraged that all users using prior versions on this branch upgrade to this

This release also contains critical security fixes.
Details can be found on
In particular, see:
CVE-2016-6814 Apache Groovy Information Disclosure

This release includes 85 bug fixes/improvements as outlined in the changelog:

Sources can be downloaded from:
Convenience binaries, SDK and documentation can be found at:
Jars are also available within the major binary repositories.
We would like to thank all people who contributed to this release.

Known issues

Just prior to release an issue was discovered when using final fields in traits. In earlier
versions of Groovy, modifiers like final and transient on fields in traits were ignored but
Groovy now honors those modifiers. Unfortunately, in some cases trait generation when final
fields are in use is incorrect and will be fixed shortly. The following issue will be updated
as this progresses:

We welcome your help and feedback. For more information on how to report problems, and to
get involved, visit the project website at

Best regards,

The Apache Groovy community.

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