Today, we released Elasticsearch 1.4.4 and 1.3.9. This is a small bug fix release, mainly including a packaging fix for our RPM and DEB packages if you are using Lucene expression scripts . You can download Elasticsearch 1.4.4 here.
The 1.4.3 RPM and DEB packages were missing dependencies for Antlr and ASM. These dependencies are required to use Lucene expression scripts with Elasticsearch. Since the changes in 1.4.3 for Groovy, we expect a lot more people will be using expressions scripts, so we quickly released 1.4.4.
The release also fixes a few bugs around cluster pending tasks. And it fixes a bug where a negative interval on date histograms could cause an