eXist-db 5.1.1 Released

December 7, 2019

Submitted by Adam Retter.

This is a small hotfix release addressing a few important issues.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a NPE with XSL:FO when using Apache FOP #3126
  • Fixed an issue with upgrading packages when restoring a backup #3129
  • Fixed the implementation of fn:format-numberĀ #3130
  • Fixed a shutdown issue when running multiple database instances #3145

Updated Libraries

  • Eclipse Jetty 9.4.24.v20191120 #3124
  • EXPath Pkg 1.4.2 #3131
  • jline 3.13.2 #3132

Backwards Compatibility

eXist-db 5.1.1 is binary compatible with eXist-db 5.1.0, 5.0.0, 5.0.0-RC8, 5.0.0-RC7, and 5.0.0-RC6. Regardless, before upgrading to this version of eXist-db, it is strongly recommended to perform a full backup and restore. Users who are upgrading should always consult the Upgrading GuideĀ in the documentation. For details of backwards compatibility with versions of eXist-db prior to 5.0.0-RC6, please see the Backwards Compatibility details of 5.0.0-RC6.

Downloading this Version

  • eXist-db v5.1.1 is available for download from Bintray.
  • Docker images for are available from eXist-db's DockerHub.
  • Maven artifacts are available from Maven Central.
  • Mac users of the Homebrew package repository may acquire eXist 5.1.1 directly from there via. the exist-db cask.

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