Vert.x 2.1.6 released!

The Vert.x team is pleased to an­nounce the re­lease of Vert.x 2.1.6.

This is a main­te­nance re­lease on the 2.x branch that fixes a few bugs and is de­signed for Vert.x 2 pro­duc­tion users who can­not up­grade to 3.0 im­me­di­ately.

For the lat­est pro­duc­tion ver­sion for new projects please see Vert.x 3.0.

Fixes in this re­lease in­clude:

  • run­Zip - fix bugs in un­pack­ing zips
  • Http­Client - make sure write­Head is set to true be­fore con­nect
  • Up­grade to Hazel­cast 3.5 to fix bug in Multimap state.
  • Workaround for Hazel­cast bug which could re­sult in in­con­sis­tent clus­ter state if mul­ti­ple nodes shut­down con­cur­rently
  • Clus­ter­ing fixes re­lated to clear­ing up state in case of event bus con­nec­tions clos­ing and on close of event bus.
  • Fix mes­sage replies to nodes other than the node the SockJS bridge is de­ployed on.

The ar­ti­facts have been de­ployed to Maven Cen­tral, and you can get the dis­tri­b­u­tion on Bin­tray.

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