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March 12


Akka 2.5.30 Released

Dear hakkers,

We are pleased to announce the 2.5.30 patch release of Akka 2.5. The release contains backports of a few important fixes.

Notable changes:

  • Support for base64 in ByteString and performance improvement of ByteString.decodeString, #28697
  • Fix SystemMaterializer.materializer type, #28538

A total of 5 issues were closed since 2.5.29. The complete list can be found on the 2.5.30 milestone on github.


For this release we had the help of 7 committers – thank you very much!

commits  added  removed
      4    169       47 Patrik Nordwall
      2      5        5 Christopher Batey
      1    115        6 Viktor Klang (√)
      1     44       20 Johannes Rudolph
      1     15        0 Johan Andrén
      1      7        2 Arnout Engelen
      1      6        2 Yury Gribkov

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– The Akka Team