On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, I’m happy to announce that Spring Boot
2.6.0-RC1 has been released and is now available from https://repo.spring.io/milestone.
This release includes 85 bug fixes, documentation improvements, and dependency upgrades. New and Noteworthy features in this release include:
- Java runtime information is optionally available in the
- Support has been added for Log4j2 composite configurations
- Additional configuration options have been added for buildpacks
- SameSite cookie attributes are now supported with the servlet stack
For a complete list of the updates along with upgrading instructions, please take a look at the release notes.
Thanks to all those who have contributed with issue reports and pull requests. Spring Boot 2.6.0 is due to be released Nov 18, 2021.
If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the
spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.