[jruby] [ANN] JRuby 9.0.0.0 Released

Christian MICHON christian.michon at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 03:09:43 JST 2015


" What, 9.0.0.0?! There's no way that can be right! "

:-)

Congrats again on this great release. Intensive tests on Windows will
follow.
On Jul 22, 2015 6:13 PM, "Tobias Pfeiffer" <pragtob at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Congrats! Excited to give the new version a spin :)
>
> For those wondering where that blog post might be, it's right here:
> http://blog.jruby.org/2015/07/jruby_9000/
>
> Cheers,
> Tobi
>
> On 07/22/2015 06:02 PM, Thomas E Enebo wrote:
>
> The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 9.0.0.0
>
>     Homepage: http://www.jruby.org/
>     Download: http://www.jruby.org/download
>
> JRuby 9000 is the new version of JRuby, representing years of effort and
> large-scale reboots of several JRuby subsystems. It is expected to be
> compatible with Ruby 2.2.x and stay in sync with C Ruby.
>
> Major features of JRuby 9000:
>
>    - Ruby 2.2 compatibility
>    - A new optimizing runtime based on a traditional compiler design
>    - New POSIX-friendly IO and Process
>    - Fully ported encoding/transcoding logic from MRI
>
> Read our blog entry on JRuby 9000 for more information.
>
> We finally made it to 9.0.0.0. As the flood gates open and we get some
> people trying this new major version for the first time we expect to get a
> stream of issue reports. JRuby 9k should be stable and production ready but
> real world users hitting it for the first time generally uncovers new
> issues. Because of this, we expect to fairly quickly have followup point
> releases.
>
> If you do find issues then report them on using our issue tracker at
> http://bugs.jruby.org. We also encourage users to join our IRC channel
> (#jruby on Freenode) and mailing lists. You may also follow @jruby on
> Twitter for updates.
>
> It is important to point out that when we do put out JRuby 9.0.0.0 that
> this is only the starting point. Our new internals gives us lots of
> potential to keep pushing the bar higher on JRuby performance.
> Notable updates since rc2
>
>     Two reverts on classloading to restore behavior to be like JRuby 1.7.x
>     Non-lambda return passing through a lambda could return improperly
>     Fixed two visibility issues on methods (#3123, #3135)
>     39 issues fixed for 9.0.0.0 (note: some issues in list predate rc2
> release)
>
> Truffle
>
> JRuby 9000 includes an preliminary version of support for the Truffle
> language implementation framework and Graal VM from Oracle Labs. In future
> releases, Truffle will provide an extremely high performance and compatible
> backend for JRuby. The Truffle backend supports almost all Ruby language
> features and the majority of the core library, and is able to run simple
> gems and web frameworks such as Sinatra. It has no support for RubyGems,
> Rails or any database drivers, does not work on Windows, and is not ready
> to be tested with applications at this stage. More information on Truffle
> and Graal can be found in the JRuby Wiki.
> Github Issues resolved for 9.0.0.0
>
>     #3158 - timeout method not calling Timeout::timeout
>     #3152 - Since JRuby-9.0.0.0 changes to classloaders are failing
> ruby-processing
>     #3151 - http.rb gem specs fail on JRuby 9.0.0.0.pre2 and greater
>     #3149 - Issue requiring 'yaml' on SwingWorker on jruby 9.0.0.0.rc2
>     #3143 - #each's return takes precendence over inner block's return
> with a lambda
>     #3139 - Gson gem fails to parse JSON on jruby9.0.0.0.rc1
>     #3134 - jruby-9.0.0.0.rc2/lib/ruby/maven-home/bin/mvn not executable
>     #3129 - Included Timeout crashes when module method version of timeout
> used
>     #3126 - load current directory file
>     #3125 - 9.0.0.0.rc2 popen3 doesn't work on Windows
>     #3123 - private method error in jruby-9.0.0.0.rc1
>     #3110 - Unable to load Sybase driver in rc1, works in pre2
>     #3062 - Unable to java_import a class on jruby-9.0.0.0.rc1
>     #3059 - Windows bin/*.bat files missing in 9.0.0.0.rc1
>     #3034 - jruby: warning: unknown property jruby.export
>     #2964 - In windows ScriptingContainerTest fails
>     #2950 - not implemented error Raspberry pi 2
>     #2762 - IO.copy_stream doesn't rewind the destination
>     #2718 - JVM6 JIT caches duplicate values multiple times per compile
> unit
>     #2713 - Hash#inspect differs from MRI Ruby 2.2.1; This problem occurs
> if Hash has double-quoted UTF8 symbol key.
>     #2684 - JRuby automatically reaps child pids
>     #2559 - 9.0.0.0-pre1: NoSuchMethodError in pg_jruby gem
>     #2499 - jrubyc command doesn't work on 9.0.0.0-pre1
>     #2497 - So Rails Rake Tasks Don't work? Preview 1 - 9.0.0.0
>     #2483 - Long generated filenames in Truffle code prevent compilation
> on some systems
>     #2480 - Keyword arguments arity issue
>     #2476 - truffle modular
>     #2462 - Removed unused var
>     #2416 - Remove JumpException, Next, Redo, etc. exceptions from old
> runtime
>     #2341 - allow for negative arity when calling curried proc
>     #2328 - [Truffle] New implementation of non-small hashes
>     #2322 - change name of files which pass rspec regression test on master
>     #2288 - security model compilation fix
>     #2287 - Fix #2137 Socket.getifaddrs returns incorrect interface list...
>     #2253 - Fix GH-1960 rspec file
>     #2252 - Fix GH-1726 on master
>     #2235 - Make AOT work on 9k
>     #2129 - Block variable shadowing and local_variables not matching up
> right
>     #1111 - [2.1] Comparable#== needs a recursion guard for missing <=>
>
>
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> mail: tom.enebo at gmail.com
>
>
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