(Copied from an old post in the embulk-announce mailing list.)
Hi Embulk users,
We’ve just published Embulk
Although it does not contain “new features” in
v0.9.0, it includes almost all the “incompatibilities” expected in
v0.9.0. You can try this
v0.9.0-ALPHA for checking compatibility issues in your environments.
If you see problems which are not listed below, please report the problems in out GitHub Issues : https://github.com/embulk/embulk/issues
Incompatibilities introduced in
v0.9.0 no longer supports Java 7.
v0.9.0 works only on Java 8.
2) Some older versions of some plugins may not work since some SPI/API are removed.
v0.9.0 parses time zones (especially for summer time) in a bit different way.
v0.8 interpreted time zones with Joda-Time’s TZ database.
v0.9 interprets with JVM’s (Java 8) java.time TZ database.
4) Embulk would be no longer released as a gem (
Bundler users: you need to change your Gemfile-s.
For proper Embulk releases, use :
For pre-releases like this
gem 'embulk', '= 0.9.0.alpha'
This is because
embulk.gem is not published, but embedded in
embulk-0.9.0-ALPHA.jar in a gem structure.
5) Ruby (gem) plugins are installed into
~/.embulk/lib/gem by default, not
The install directory won’t change again per JRuby version upgrade.
- Author: @dmikurube
- Created at: December 27, 2017