(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.5.18 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.5.16

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
Maven Dependency

You can also use Struts Archetype Catalog like below

Struts Archetype Catalog
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=http://struts.apache.org/
Staging Repository
    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>

Internal Changes

  • XWorkList was moved into a com.opensymphony.xwork2.conversion.impl package as com.opensymphony.xwork2.util package is excluded by the Internal Security Mechanism.


    • [WW-4941] - [jar_cache] Some jar_cache******.tmp files are generated into a temporary directory(/tmp) during web service start
    • [WW-4948] - Struts 2.5.16 is creating jar_cache files in temp folder
    • [WW-4951] - MD5 and SHA1 should no longer be provided on download pages
    • [WW-4954] - xml-validation fails since struts 2.5.17

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