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November 14

2012

Akka 2.0.4 Released!

Dear hAkkers,

We—the Akka committers—are pleased to be able to announce the availability of Akka 2.0.4. This version contains a number of small bug fixes, for the full list of tickets closed see below, the most notable ones are

  • fix a divide-by-zero bug in routers
  • fix a wrap-around bug in HashedWheelTimer which would expire timeouts early
  • stop using Unsafe.throwException to allow running on Android
  • configurable worker pool size in remoting to allow running with fewer threads

2.0.4 is the result of a collaboration of 5 contributors and weighs in at 66 files changed, 339 insertions, 118 deletions.

##Tickets closed

  • 2447 – Backport fix for Router ArithmeticException: / by zero
  • 2448 – Upgrade Netty from 3.5.3 to 3.5.4
  • 2476 – 2.0.3 docs has broken links to typesafe.com
  • 2532 – TypedActor busted after restart
  • 2570 – Backport fix for wrong logic in Switch.whileOff to 2.0.4
  • 2592 – DOC: 2.0.3 doc errata
  • 2628 – java hellokernel sample: reflection error
  • 2686 – AskTimeoutException using Patterns.ask(pingActorRef, message, Timeout.longToTimeout(Long.MAX_VALUE));
  • 2691 – Backport Netty worker pool size
  • 2706 – Stop using Unsafe.throwException since it does not exist on Android

Akka is released under the Apache V2 license.

Happy Hakking!

Roland