30 Jan '15, 6pm

JRuby 1.7.19 is out. Addresses Rails 4.2 problem involving Time.getlocal plus a few other fixes:

The JRuby community is pleased to announce the release of JRuby 1.7.19 Homepage: http://www.jruby.org/ Download: http://www.jruby.org/download JRuby 1.7.19 is our twenty-second update release since JRuby 1.7.0. The primary goal of 1.7 point releases is to fill out any missing compatibility issues with Ruby 1.9.3. This release was pushed forward quicker than planned to address issues running Rails 4.2 (issue #2438 ). Highlights: 17 issues fixed for 1.7.19 Time.getlocal accepts fixnum as an argument (Rails 4.2 blocker) A few encoding fixes Socket.read(0) does not block (1.9) Github Issues resolved for 1.7.19 #2528 - RegexpError: invalid multibyte character #2451 - No need to synchronise a newly created local RubyArray #2446 - ConcurrentModificationException from ThreadGroup.list #2438 - Time#getlocal should accept Fixnum as an argument #2434 - String#start_with? inconsistent...

Full article: http://www.jruby.org/2015/01/30/jruby-1-7-19

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