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13313ac2ec7ba7c43b1b952db034ff3b?d=identicon&s=25 Thomas E Enebo (Guest)
on 2009-02-25 02:21
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The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 1.2.0RC1


JRuby 1.2.0RC1 has fixed many many compatibility issues and continued to
improve general performance.  Due to popular demand we have a new
system.  1.x.y was our old number system where x was the major release
and y
was the minor release.  Our new system just chops off the vestigial '1.'
the front.  1.3, 1.4, ..., 1.x will just be minor releases of our
major release.

****Please try your apps against 1.2.0RC1 ASAP and report problems****

- Improved Ruby 1.9 support (via --1.9)
  - Compiler now works
  - Almost all of the missing 1.9 methods have been added
- New experimental --fast flag which does more aggressive optimizations
- Large scale compiler and runtime cleanup and performance audit
- Parsing is 3-6x faster now.
- Preliminary android support (Ruboto)
- Rails pathname issue fixed on Windows
- Major bug triage since last release
- 1052 revisions since 1.1.6
- 232 bugs fixed since 1.1.6

Key     Summary
JRUBY-414      Serialization of wrapped Java objects could be handled
as user-marshalled data by Marshal
JRUBY-551   JRUBY-549
bfts test_file_test failures
JRUBY-750   defineAlias reports original name and not aliased one in
stack traces
JRUBY-852   jirb exits on ESC followed by any arrow key followed by
JRUBY-1079   IO.sysopen not defined
JRUBY-1201, dest_port, src_addr, src_port)
missing from JRuby
JRUBY-1235   DRb hangs when transferring Ruby objects created in Java
JRUBY-1401   Pathname#realpath fails for Windows drive letters
JRUBY-1470   FileTest methods only work with string arguments
JRUBY-1555   DST bug in second form of Time.local
JRUBY-1576   multi-byte character encoding probrem
JRUBY-1606   File.expand_path does not work as expected
JRUBY-1639   Exception when stopping WEBrick running the new rails
JRUBY-1803   Support Ruby 1.9 M17N strings
JRUBY-1853   define_method methods do not display the correct stack
trace, may not be using frame safely
JRUBY-1854   def is almost 3x slower in JRuby
JRUBY-1855   EOF handling in case of reading program from standard input
JRUBY-1872   next statement should return the argument passed, not nil
JRUBY-1884   handling of file close while reading differs from mri
JRUBY-1950   -i flag not supported
JRUBY-2003   rexml pretty printing wrap() error
JRUBY-2040   new samples/jnlp dir: includes both unsigned and signed
examples that work in Java 1.5 and 1.6
JRUBY-2108   IOWaitLibrary ready? returns nil when ready
JRUBY-2120   Wrong stacktraces from exceptions about wrong number of
JRUBY-2131   Select with nil arrays should throw an exception
JRUBY-2139   jruby.compile.frameless=true cause "Superclass method
'initialize' disabled."
JRUBY-2168   test_io (test_copy_dev_null) fails under WinXP
JRUBY-2170   Very unverbose message when problem with native library
JRUBY-2174 invocations much slower than normal
Method#call invocations
JRUBY-2180   break performance is slower than MRI, sometimes slower
than interpreted
JRUBY-2211   SNMP Requests does not timeout properly
JRUBY-2252   Kernel#exec should not raise SystemExit
JRUBY-2262   Java toString() mapping to invoke(... to_s ...).toString()
JRUBY-2264   Include Nailgun in release binary packages
JRUBY-2285   Regression: rubyspec run with -V option breaks JRuby
JRUBY-2288   UDP locking problems when receiving from multiple senders
on same port
JRUBY-2296   convertToRuby does not work if to_s does not return a
String (but for example nil)
JRUBY-2305   File output cuts off at a certain point?
JRUBY-2307   DRb from MRI server to JRuby client fails with long
JRUBY-2326   Invalid cast during parsing of recursive.rb in
facelets-2.3.0 (org.jruby.ast.YieldNode cannot be cast to
JRUBY-2328   Overriding require causes eval to give wrong __FILE__ in
certain circumstances
JRUBY-2333   usage of unexistant variable in REXML::SourceFactory
JRUBY-2346   Nailgun does not compile under HP-UX
JRUBY-2353   Process.kill breaks up JRuby, while works in MRI on Windows
JRUBY-2369   'ant spec' failures on on MacOS
JRUBY-2389   java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
JRUBY-2410   Multiple assignment could be made faster by not returning
unused array
JRUBY-2424   running with -rprofile with multithreaded test causes NPE
JRUBY-2426   JRuby trunk does not build with IBM JVM 1.5
JRUBY-2435   Aliasing eval and other "special" methods should display a
JRUBY-2455      "jruby" script failed to find JRUBY_HOME leads to class
not found
JRUBY-2484   unicode symbol not supported as in MRI
JRUBY-2504   JAR URLs are inconsistently supported by APIs that access
the filesystem
JRUBY-2506   Marshal/IO.eof bug
JRUBY-2518   Dir["some glob"] doesn't work for files inside a jar
JRUBY-2521   Compilation Warning for Sun proprietary API using
JRUBY-2522   Can not execute JRuby 1.1.1 "ant test" with IBM JDK
JRUBY-2542   DATA.flock causes ClassCastException
JRUBY-2545   Recursively locking on a mutex results in deadlock
JRUBY-2548   JRuby conversion of String to Java String is arcane
JRUBY-2557   NPE when yielding method
JRUBY-2603   Couple of new rubyspec failures for URI library
JRUBY-2655'localhost', 2001) connects on the wrong
JRUBY-2661   specs hang under Apple Java 5
JRUBY-2672   BasicSocket#close_read and #close_write not working
JRUBY-2675   jirb + jline do not work in cygwin
JRUBY-2699   If user's PATH contains '.' and 'jruby' resolves to
'./jruby', JRUBY_HOME is incorrectly set to '.', leading to
JRUBY-2727   ActiveScaffold 1.1.1 fails with JRuby 1.1.2, probable path
JRUBY-2732   org.jruby.util.RubyInputStream is unused
JRUBY-2757   Compiled argument processing and arity checking are too
large, too much bytecode
JRUBY-2759   Time Zone "MET" maps to Asia/Tehran
JRUBY-2761   Thread#wakeup fails when sleep is called with a parameter
JRUBY-2772   Zlib::Deflate doesn't appear to deflate
JRUBY-2782   "No such file or directory (IOError)" when JAR file named
in java.class.path but not active filesystem
JRUBY-2788   Make monotonically increasing
JRUBY-2794   Failure in String#crypt specs, Mac OS X, Soylatte
JRUBY-2796   Missing constant in Process::Constants on Mac OS X (darwin)
JRUBY-2797   File.expand_path rubyspec failure on Mac OS X, Soylatte
JRUBY-2802   JRuby wrapped Java objects formerly exposed readers for
non-public fields
JRUBY-2804   IO.popen of 'yes' process hangs on close
JRUBY-2815   System triggered from inside of tracing behaves oddly
JRUBY-2817   File.chown works with 64bit JDK, but raises
NotImplementedError on 32 bit JDK
JRUBY-2820   Most Etc methods behave diferently on Windows under x32 and
x64 JVMs
JRUBY-2826   Array#pack('w') is broken (exceptions and wrong results)
JRUBY-2830   String#unpack with 'w' is completely unimplemented
JRUBY-2845   -S switch breaks if you have directory in pwd matching
name of file in bin/PATH
JRUBY-2846   gem generate_index broken
JRUBY-2849   CCE using proc{} in AR callbacks
JRUBY-2855   Classpath search order is not respected by require when
classpath includes both jars and directories
fails with "IOError: Permission denied" on FreeBSD 7.0 amd64 + java
JRUBY-2861   Cannot call super inside a method that overrides a
protected method on Java base class
JRUBY-2868   ThreadService.getRubyThreadFromThread supports only one
non-rubynative thread at a time.
JRUBY-2896   jruby -S picks up script from local directory
JRUBY-2898   Exception trying to use BSF
(java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/bsf/util/BSFEngineImp)
JRUBY-2901   JRuby does not support options in shebang line
JRUBY-2917   Missing peephole optimizations in parser, compiler
JRUBY-2921   Newly overridden methods are not called if the old
superclass method has already been called
JRUBY-2933   Ruby runtimes are pinned to memory due to ChannelStream
JRUBY-2941   popen IO lockup with multiple threads
JRUBY-2950   Net::IMAP#authenticate stalls / blocks in recent versions
of JRuby
JRUBY-2951      repeated popen call may throw NULL pointer exception
JRUBY-2970   Timeout.rb is not working in special cases (Thread may
block whole application).
JRUBY-2974   multi-byte exception message turned into garbled
characters when Java Exception nested NativeException.
JRUBY-2979   File#getc fails on illegal seek when reading from
/dev/ttyS0 on Linux
JRUBY-2981   alias_method_chain pattern is extremely show on jruby
JRUBY-2982   Unicode regular expressions by UTF-8 don't work
JRUBY-2988   jirb does not echo characters to the terminal after
suspend and resume in the shell
JRUBY-2997   Dir[] results in NPE depending on permissions
JRUBY-2999   Regression: Inheriting method with same name from two Java
interfaces causes Java classloader error
JRUBY-3000   integration issues with Java classes containing inner
JRUBY-3003   ArrayStoreException in compiler when calling Array.fill
JRUBY-3005   Stomp gem hangs in Stomp::Client#subscribe
JRUBY-3007   Message method value of Exception is missing in Java when
exception raised in ruby
JRUBY-3011   java classes with non-public constructors are incorrectly
JRUBY-3017   DRb "premature header" error on JRuby client
JRUBY-3035   Get Rails tests running in a CI server somewhere before
1.1.6 release, to ensure no future breakages
JRUBY-3038   Unable to insert YAML into t.text field (behavior
different from Ruby 1.8.6)
JRUBY-3054   Thread#status is "run" when thread is blocking on condition
JRUBY-3055   permission
JRUBY-3061   NKF(unsupported Q encode stream)
JRUBY-3065   New public LoadService#findFileToLoad method
JRUBY-3071   Illegal seek error trying to read() from pipe
JRUBY-3073   JRuby script engine does not load on IBM JDK
JRUBY-3076   RubyUDPSocket.send tries to do inet address lookup, pauses
too long for inet6 failure
JRUBY-3077   Update ruby_test tests and incorporate changes into build
JRUBY-3085   Add constant caching for Colon2 and Colon3 (specific
module and Object cases)
JRUBY-3088   "RStone" port of PyStone is slower on JRuby than 1.9
JRUBY-3089   Digest::Base stores in memory all bytes passed to the
digest, causing OutOfMemoryError
JRUBY-3103   Compiler closures use two different binding mechanisms,
need better construction and caching logic
JRUBY-3109   Update stdlib to an appropriate 1.8.6 patchlevel
JRUBY-3116   ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in tmail
JRUBY-3120   Regression: error serializing array of objects with custom
to_yaml def to yaml
JRUBY-3125   Some Socket constants not supported.
JRUBY-3127   Inconsistent DynamicScope instances in evalScriptlet
JRUBY-3128   Different jruby behaviour that ruby 1.8.6/1.8.7/1.9 when
running file that is named as one of required file.
JRUBY-3142   Dir.pwd correctly displays dirs with unicode characters in
JRUBY-3146   Time#_dump RubySpec failures
JRUBY-3147   Time#_load RubySpec failures
JRUBY-3148   Array#fill spec failures
JRUBY-3152   Process.times returns invalid values
JRUBY-3158   Wrong ruby methods called on object of same class from Java
JRUBY-3160   REXML returns error for add_attribute
JRUBY-3174   FFI MemoryPointer#get_string(0, x) gets confused by null
byte in the buffer
JRUBY-3175   Cloning java byte array returns incorrect object
JRUBY-3177   ConcurrentModificationException
JRUBY-3178   http spec tests fail when webrick starts on address
JRUBY-3179   JRuby can't handle do/end blocks within String-inlined
JRUBY-3180   Class in default package can't be reopened under Java
JRUBY-3187   JRuby command line scripts do not work with spaces in the
JRUBY-3190   method `module_eval' for main:Object should be undefined?
JRUBY-3204 and IO.readlines do not take a block
JRUBY-3207   super error message is inaccurate when superclass doesn't
implement method.
JRUBY-3208   ant task api-docs runs out of memory, patch included
JRUBY-3211   builder library is slower in JRuby than in MRI
JRUBY-3214   load and require don't work correctly for .class files
JRUBY-3217   Memory Leak with Adopted Threads
JRUBY-3218   Import is sometimes confused by unquoted class name
JRUBY-3221   Rubinius -bad instanceof tests in RubiniusMachine for
attempt at fast path evaluation
JRUBY-3224   Array#to_java with java object reference doesn't carry
over object identity
JRUBY-3226   Including more than one java interface stops Test::Unit
JRUBY-3232   Zlib::GzipReader.each_line yields compressed data
JRUBY-3233   JRuby with Rails 2.2.2 unable to instantiate a java class
JRUBY-3234   Difference in require behaviour with MRI with ".rb" suffix
JRUBY-3238   Jruby 1.1.7 still leaking weakreferences
JRUBY-3242   Performance degradation on write operations
JRUBY-3244   [PATCH] Support atime updates via utime
JRUBY-3248   jruby can't load file produced with jrubyc
JRUBY-3250   test_java_pkcs7.rb - Problem coercing Bignum into class
JRUBY-3251   ConcurrencyError bug when installing Merb on JRuby
JRUBY-3253   Lack of default jruby.home in embedded usage causes NPE
JRUBY-3254   Make JRuby's Time#local behave more like MRI
JRUBY-3255   jruby -S script/server fails in Rails application
JRUBY-3257   RaiseException#printStrackTrace doesn't deal well with nil
JRUBY-3262   JRuby 1.1.6 regression: ClassFormatError if Ruby
superclass of Ruby class implements super-interface of Java interface
JRUBY-3267   patch attached to update eclipse .classpath to refer to
JRUBY-3269   SystemStackError with YAML.dump
JRUBY-3270   using activerecord 'to_xml' method crashes JRuby (and
JRUBY-3274   Many new Array#pack failures in updated RubySpecs
JRUBY-3275   New ARGF spec failures
JRUBY-3276   New IO#readpartial and IO#seek spec failures
JRUBY-3277   Constant lookup should omit topmost lexical scope; not
bail out on first Object-hosting lexical scope
JRUBY-3280   patch attached to update eclipse .classpath to add new
jars in build_lib/
JRUBY-3287   Add public RubyInstanceConfig#setCompatVersion
JRUBY-3289   ArgumentError: dump format error() when unmarshalling
Rails session and EOFError when unmarshalling hash with containing
value of type ActionController::Flash::FlashHash
JRUBY-3290   Float range to restrictive in FFI code
JRUBY-3296   Etc.getpwuid should raise TypeError if invalid type
JRUBY-3298   Kernel.srand calls #to_i on number
JRUBY-3303   [1.9] splat of array at front of assignment broken (same
for other grammatical constructs)
JRUBY-3305   Fixnums & Floats should be coerced to the narrowest
java.lang.Number when passed to a java method that expects Object
JRUBY-3307   tempfile.rb sucks in JRuby
JRUBY-3308   Deadlock between RubyModule.includeModule() and
JRUBY-3310   Race condition in JRuby when Active Support is overriding
JRUBY-3314   Pull in final 1.9.1 stdlib when released
JRUBY-3316   Group expression class path fails to parse
JRUBY-3317   require "tempfile"; Dir.tmpdir fails
JRUBY-3318   If 'jruby' executable is a relative symlink, JRuby won't
JRUBY-3324   Error in string encoding conversion
JRUBY-3328   Incorrect behavior for case/when when true or false are
the first conditions
JRUBY-3329   Major divergence in threading behaviour between Ruby 1.8.6
and JRuby 1.1.6
JRUBY-3331   to_f near Float::MAX
JRUBY-3332      ConcurrentModificationException In Application Startup
JRUBY-3339   java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in
JRUBY-3340   String#unpack('m') fails with
JRUBY-3351   Tempfile defaults to a directory that does not exist on
JRUBY-3360   Pure-Java tempfile does not use a #make_tmpname callback
JRUBY-3361   Compiled case/when blows up with arrays as when clauses
JRUBY-3362   attr_accessor, attr_reader, attr_writer, and attr not
obeying visibility
JRUBY-3363   OutOfMemoryError when using soap4r on jruby 1.1.6
JRUBY-3365   Objects with custom to_yaml methods break collection
JRUBY-3366   Faulty marshalling error blows up in ActiveSupport
JRUBY-3367   Dir.glob processes nested braces incorrectly
JRUBY-3372   [PATCH] FFI: passing nil for a declared string parameter
blows up
JRUBY-3373   [PATCH] FFI: assigning Struct to a pointer fails
JRUBY-3374   [PATCH] FFI::ManagedStruct instantiated objects are of the
wrong class
JRUBY-3375   'attr' implementation is incompatible with MRI 1.9.1
JRUBY-3377   Need FFI platform files generated for x86_64 darwin
JRUBY-3386   Array#eql? rubyspec failure
JRUBY-3387   Array#== rubyspec failure
JRUBY-3390   RubySpec: Numeric#coerce calls #to_f to convert other if
self responds to #to_f
JRUBY-3392   RubySpec: Thread.stop resets Thread.critical to false
JRUBY-3397   defined? CONST is not following proper constant lookup
JRUBY-3398   Attributes defined from Java tried to use current frame
for visibility
JRUBY-3405   popen breaks input channel for IRB
JRUBY-3407   FFI Stack Level Too Deep on Library.send(:method, args)
JRUBY-3408   FFI non-string args for methods are turned into strings
JRUBY-3410   Add -y flag to debug the parser
JRUBY-3411   JRuby does not build or run on AIX due to exceptions in
JRUBY-3420   [PATCH] Added basic_word_break_characters method to
JRUBY-3432   String#hash needs to be made encoding-aware
JRUBY-3436   [PATCH] FFI should allow passing nil as a callback
JRUBY-3437   pid-returning methods should make a best effort to get a
real pid
JRUBY-3439   super in top level go boom

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76aed56df3e087c55e6961f9fca7a6aa?d=identicon&s=25 Michael Campbell (Guest)
on 2009-02-25 17:42
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Thomas E Enebo wrote:
> The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 1.2.0RC1
Awesome, grats!

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F15fdc7cb2e911b3808837f2be244add?d=identicon&s=25 AD (Guest)
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is the -complete file missing ?

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13313ac2ec7ba7c43b1b952db034ff3b?d=identicon&s=25 Thomas E Enebo (Guest)
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whoops...yeah I forgot to write down that we decided to put that in
that folder versus redirecting people to the maven
location....uploading shortly.


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F15fdc7cb2e911b3808837f2be244add?d=identicon&s=25 AD (Guest)
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heh no problem you guys are not busy enough and dont have enough work
to do so I figured I would chime in to give you something to do :-)

Thanks again for all the hard work here, you guys seriously rock !


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