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December 06

2019

Akka 2.6.1 Released

Dear hakkers,

We are pleased to announce a new patch release of Akka 2.6. Notable changes relative to 2.6.0 include:

  • Supporting Jackson serializers without outputting a manifest #28113 thanks to @jroper
  • Many documentation updates, thanks to @robstoll and others
  • Improved ByteString.toArray performance under Scala 2.13 #28114 thanks to initial analysis by @galbarm
  • Structured log events #28207
  • ‘local affinity’ for group routers #28174 thanks to @pxsdirac
  • Consistent hashing router in Typed #27729 thanks to @navaro1
  • A Flow.delayWith that allows a custom delay for each element #25000 thanks to @jbgi
  • Loosen cluster.role.<role-name>.min-nr-of-members fallback #28177
  • Convenience method to start timer without key #27875 suggested by @JonasHeylen
  • Fix supervision for Typed ClusterSharding and ClusterSingleton #28035 reported by @taeguk
  • Allow seamless access to untyped extensions given typed ActorSystem #28294

A total of 78 issues were closed since 2.6.0. The complete list can be found on the 2.6.1 milestone on github.

Credits

For this release we had the help of 25 committers – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     21   1627      608 Patrik Nordwall
     19   1211      764 Arnout Engelen
     18     23       23 Robert Stoll
     16   1001     1011 Johan Andrén
     12    488       87 Christopher Batey
      4    364        4 Helena Edelson
      4     46       26 Enno
      3    287       13 Xusheng Peng
      3    215       52 Johannes Rudolph
      3    152       20 Lim Chee Hau
      2    401      102 Piotr Lewandowski
      2    220       12 James Roper
      2     43       11 kerr
      1    500       44 Jean-Baptiste Giraudeau
      1     73       39 Fabio Tiriticco
      1     35       14 Yury Gribkov
      1     17       11 sullis
      1      3        3 Vitalii Solomko
      1      1        4 Renato Cavalcanti
      1      1        3 Jafer Khan
      1      2        2 Dale Wijnand
      1      1        1 Will Sargent
      1      1        1 Taeguk Kwon
      1      1        1 Luke Eller
      1      1        1 Philippus Baalman

Thanks to Lightbend for their continued sponsorship of the Akka core team’s efforts. Lightbend offers commercial support for Akka.

Happy hakking!

– The Akka Team