Camel 1.6.2 release

New and Noteworthy

Welcome to the 1.6.2 release which approx 101 issues resolved (new features, improvements and bug fixes such as...)

  • Fixes for OSGi bundles.
  • Support multiple camel versions in OSGi containers.
  • Fixed Karaf features for a few components
  • Fixed rollback for transactional routes in camel-cxf.
  • Fixed and improved examples.
  • Fixed issue with start/stop state machine.
  • Logging improvements.
  • Improvements and fixes in multiple components Mail, MINA, IRC, HTTP, JMS.
  • Cleanup of CamelNamespaceHandler.
  • Compatibility with Spring 2.0.x in JMS, Spring, Mail.
  • Removed the uber-jar from the Camel distro.
  • Build system improvements and fixes.

New Enterprise Integration Patterns

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New Components

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New Annotations

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New Data Formats

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New Languages

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New Examples

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API breakings

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Known Issues

See known issues from previous releases.

Important changes to consider when upgrading

The uber-jar is not shipped anymore. You must include the required camel components.

Getting the Distributions

Binary Distributions


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Windows Distribution

Unix/Linux/Cygwin Distribution



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Source Distributions


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Source for Windows

Source for Unix/Linux/Cygwin



Getting the Binaries using Maven 2

To use this release in your maven project, the proper dependency configuration that you should use in your Maven POM is:


SVN Tag Checkout

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