CXF 2.7.12 Release Notes


Apache CXF 2.7.12 delivers the latest set of patches and bug fixes for Apache CXF 2.7.x. This release fixes over 80 JIRA issues that have been reported by users.

This release requires the Woodstox 4.2.0 StAX Parser to be available on the classpath.


Installation Prerequisites

Before installing Apache CXF, make sure the following products,
with the specified versions, are installed on your system:

  • Java 6 Development Kit
  • Maven 2.2.1 or later

Java 6 Development Kit

You must install the J2SE Development Kit (JDK) 6.0, which can be downloaded

After installing the JDK, set or modify the following environment variables:

  • JAVA_HOME – set this environment variable
    to point at the root directory of the JDK 5.0 installation.
  • PATH – make sure that your PATH includes:
    %JAVA_HOME%\bin (Windows)
    $JAVA_HOME/bin (UNIX)

Building the Samples

Building the samples included in the binary distribution is easy. Change to
the samples directory and follow the build instructions in the README.txt file
included with each sample.

Reporting Problems

If you have any problems or want to send feedback of any kind, please e-mail the
cxf dev list, You can also file issues in JIRA at:


For a more detailed view of new features and bug fixes, see the release notes.