Akka 2.6.0-M4 released

Dear hakkers,

The fourth development milestone for Akka 2.6 is out.

It would be excellent if you can try the milestones out and give us feedback. Akka 2.6 is binary backwards compatible with 2.5 with the ordinary exceptions listed in the documentation. Some configuration changes may be needed, please read the migration guide as a first step.

Some notable changes in 2.6.0-M4:

  • New documentation structure (content still to be improved) #26487
  • Disable remote watch and remote deployment outside Cluster #26176
  • Use short configurable timeout for expectNoMessage#27212
  • Add mapMaterializedValue for Source/Flow withContext #27201
  • Fix old regression in Cluster joining that may have caused longer time to join than necessary #27169
  • Fix regression in ssl-config behavior on Scala 2.13 #27142
  • Typed StashBuffer, align with other factory methods on Behaviors #27198
  • Fix problems with Behavior interceptors decorating EventSourcedBehavior #26953 #25887
  • Remove Behavior.orElse #27252
  • Reduce boilerplate for interaction with Typed DistributedData #27116

A total of 57 issues were closed since 2.6.0-M3. The complete list can be found on the 2.6.0-M4 milestone on github.

Credits

For this release we had the help of 19 committers – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     18   2528     1038 Patrik Nordwall
     16   3057     1219 Christopher Batey
      5   1213      303 Helena Edelson
      5    280      250 Arnout Engelen
      4    407     5212 Johan Andrén
      2     24        1 hepin1989
      2     15        4 Dale Wijnand
      2      2        2 yiksanchan
      1     59        6 Jakub Kahovec
      1     58        1 tayvs
      1     26       22 Enno
      1     42        1 Xin Yin
      1     26        5 Pritam Kadam
      1     19        7 Martynas Mickevičius
      1      9        9 Ignasi Marimon-Clos
      1      8        8 Charies Gavin
      1      4        2 Stefan Ganzer
      1      1        1 franciscolopezsancho
      1      1        0 Simon

Thanks to Lightbend for their continued sponsorship of the Akka core team’s efforts. Lightbend offers commercial support for Akka.

Happy hakking!

– The Akka Team

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