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From Graeme Rocher <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Groovy 2.4.8 released
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:14:04 GMT
Awesome. Congrats!

On Sat, Jan 14, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Paul King <> wrote:
> 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 version.
> 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.

Graeme Rocher

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