Announce: sbt 0.13.17-RC1


Lightbend Tooling team is happy to announce sbt 0.13.17-RC2. sbt 0.13.17 is a maintenance release from 0.13 branch.

Here are some notable addition since sbt 0.13.16:

This release is intended to be binary and source compatible with 0.13.x. It is possible to use the existing 0.13.x or 1.x launcher with this release by settings project/ as follows:

  • If no serious issues are found by Friday, January 19 2017, 0.13.17-RC1 will become 0.13.17 final.
  • If no serious issues are found by Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 0.13.17-RC2 will become 0.13.17 final.

Special thanks to the contributors for making this release a success.

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So, I guess hasn’t been considered for that release? It’s still impossible to publish a compiler plugin from an sbt 1.x build, and use it from an sbt 0.13.x build.

We considered and debated on this, and decided that we needed to focus on 1.x.

If the fix is not too complicated maybe we could slip it in during the RC cycle.

0.13.17-RC2 is released with fix.

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Awesome. Thanks for the confirmation.