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Latest Release

The current stable release is 2.1.12, which you can get at the download area. There are no binaries available, you need to build it before running it.

Don't worry - this is really easy if you follow the instructions in the INSTALL.txt file that comes with the distribution. You just need to install a JDK (1.3.x, 1.4.x or 1.5.x) before, which is needed anyway to run Cocoon.

Release Tests


What, no binary 2.1 release?

This was discussed at length on the cocoon-dev mailing list, see

The main reason is for build-time selection of which Cocoon components ("compile-time blocks") whereas runtime selection/activation of blocks is much harder to implement. It is aimed to have that implemented in one of the next versions of Cocoon.

Known release problems


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