Apache Felix Announce New Releases

Roll-Call of Releases For Apache Felix Project

Jessica Thornsby

New releases of Felix Maven SCR Plugin, Felix SCR Ant Task, Felix SCR Generator and more.

The Apache Felix team have announced a list of updates, including version 1.6.0 of the Apache Felix Maven SCR Plugin. This Maven 2 plugin is used in generating OSGi Declarative Services and OSGi Metatype Service descriptors from either JavaDoc tags or Java 5 annotations. In this release, service.ranking property type should be Integer by default.

Version 1.0.0 of Apache Felix SCR Ant Task has also been announced. This Ant Task plugin can also generate OSGi Declarative Services and OSGi Metatype Service descriptors. The Apache Felix SCR Generator library is used by the Maven SCR Plugin and the SCR Ant Task for creating descriptors from the JavaDoc tags and Java 5 annotations.

Finally, version 1.4.0 of Apache Felix SCR Annotations has been released. This library defines the core Java 5 annotations supported, and can also be used in Maven projects. This release contains a bug fix that means cardinality attribute for Property annotation should now be of type string. All of these releases now detect AnnotationTagProvider’s through META-INF/services. All releases can be downloaded now.

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