The Jetty team is happy to announce the immediate availability of a new release for the Eclipse Jetty 9.4.x branch.
Jetty 9.4.8 includes a number of important bug fixes and improvements. It is recommended that all users upgrade as soon as they are able. A full list of changes for this release are listed at the end of this email.
If you are user of one of the following technologies, this upgrade is strongly encouraged:
Java 9 - Bytecode scanning is now supported for Java 9 classes with ASM 6.0
JEP 238 - Multi-Release JAR Files - The use of the new JAR file format (on both Java 8 and Java 9 runtimes) are now supported within Jetty’s bytecode scanning.
We would like to extend a special thank you to the following members of the Jetty community for their accepted commits that made it into this release:
Andy Wilkinson - for his updates to jetty-bom
Dan Smith - Issue #1885
David Ha - Issue #1843
Jesse Glick - PR #1824
Sebastian Haas - PR #1916
Steven Schlansker - Issue #1922
As a reminder, the “Patch for a Patch” promotion for Jetty is still available, so get your patches, pull requests, etc. submitted. For each accepted patch, you are now eligible for a free Jetty embroidered patch yourself (while supplies last). We ship worldwide!
This release available on the Eclipse Jetty project download page or from the Maven Central repository: