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January 15

2021

Akka 2.6.11 Released

Dear hakkers,

We are pleased to announce a new patch release of Akka 2.6. Notable improvements and bug fixes relative to 2.6.10:

  • Bill of Materials (BOM) for Maven and Gradle dependency management, #29839
  • New Source.queue (BoundedSourceQueue) variant with better performance characteristics, #29770
  • Construct Distributed Data gossip message dynamically based on size, #28421
  • Fix issue in supervision combined with pipeToSelf, #29841
  • Fix issue in work pulling pattern, #29854
  • Serialization improvements in EventSourcedBehaviorTestKit, #29904
  • Streams operator for askWithStatus, thanks to @adrian-salajan, 29504
  • Better Streams operator toString representation, #29935
  • Support for broadcasting messages in pool routers, thanks to @eyalfa, #29924
  • Make TestProbe a RecipientRef, thanks to @leviramsey, #26531
  • Support any acknowledge message in Sink.actorRefWithBackpressure, thanks to @nvollmar, #29586
  • Support messageAdapter and withTimers in BehaviorTestKit, thanks to @eyalfa, #29891, #29900
  • Update jackson-databind to 2.10.5.1
  • Update Aeron to 1.31.1
  • Documentation improvements thanks to many contributors.

2.6.11 includes 84 closed issues. The complete list can be found on the 2.6.11 milestone on github.

Credits

For this release we had the help of 32 committers – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     14    517      124 Johan Andrén
     13    828      237 Patrik Nordwall
     11    538      100 Enno Runne
     10   3009     3011 Arnout Engelen
      7    168       75 Josep Prat
      6    160       23 Renato Cavalcanti
      6     31       27 Christopher Batey
      5    557       91 eyal farago
      4    184       85 Muskan Gupta
      4    259       10 Nitika Agarwal
      4      6        3 Yik San Chan
      3    339        8 Johannes Rudolph
      3    152       34 Ignasi Marimon-Clos
      2    184        4 Adrian
      2    168        3 Matteo Di Pirro
      2      4        2 Edward Samson
      1    353      110 Sean Glover
      1    126      110 ohze.net
      1    171       36 Sebastian Alfers
      1    188       16 Nicolas Vollmar
      1     73       19 Domantas Petrauskas
      1     42        7 Horváth Martin
      1     21       21 Matt Kohl
      1     27        3 Levi Ramsey
      1     22        2 Alexander Aumann
      1      9       10 kerr
      1      6        6 Raúl García Calvo
      1      2        2 Peter Vlugter
      1      2        2 Robert Walker
      1      1        1 Jabir S. Minjibir
      1      1        1 franciscolopezsancho
      1      1        1 Jesse

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– The Akka Team